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a {article} (an) SEE: an ::
aa {n} (a form of lava flow associated with Hawaiian-type volcanoes) :: apalhraun {n}
Aachen {prop} (city in North Rhine-Westphalia) :: Aachen
aah {interj} (expressing amazement or surprise) :: ah, aha
Aalborg {prop} (city in northern Denmark) :: Aalborg, Ålborg
Aarau {prop} (Swiss town) :: Aarau
aardvark {n} (mammal) :: jordsvin {n}
Aargau {prop} (canton) :: Aargau
Aarhus {prop} (Danish city) :: Århus, Aarhus
Aaron {prop} (biblical brother of Moses) :: Aron
Aaron {prop} (male given name) :: Aron
abaca {n} (plant) :: abaca
abaca {n} (fiber/fibre) SEE: Manila hemp ::
aback {adv} (backwards) :: baglæns
aback {adv} (in the rear) :: bagi, bagved
aback {n} (abacus) SEE: abacus ::
abacus {n} (calculating frame) :: kugleramme
abacus {n} (uppermost member of the capital of a column) :: abacus
Abadan {prop} (city in Iran) :: Abadan
abaka {n} (plant) SEE: abaca ::
abaka {n} (fiber/fibre) SEE: Manila hemp ::
Abakan {prop} (city in Russia) :: Abakan
abandon {v} (to give up control of, surrender) :: opgive
abandon {v} (to leave behind or desert; to forsake) :: forlade, efterlade
abandon {v} (to cast out, expel, reject) :: forvise, udstøde
abandon {n} (a giving up to natural impulses) :: løssluppenhed {c}
abase {v} (to lower as in rank, so as to hurt feelings) :: ydmyge
abasia {n} (incapacity to walk) :: abasi
abattoir {n} (public slaughterhouse) :: slagteri {n}
abbess {n} (female superior of a nunnery) :: abbedisse {c}
Abbeville {prop} (town in Picardy, France) :: Abbeville
abbey {n} (monastery headed by an abbot) :: abbedi {n}
abbot {n} (superior or head of an abbey or monastery) :: abbed
abbreviate {v} (to make shorter) :: forkorte
abbreviation {n} (shortened or contracted form of a word or phrase) :: forkortelse {c}
abbreviation {n} (act or result of shortening or reducing) :: forkortelse {c}
abbreviature {n} (abbreviation) SEE: abbreviation ::
ABC {n} (alphabet) SEE: alphabet ::
ABC book {n} (primer) SEE: primer ::
abdicate {v} (renounce a throne) :: abdicere
abdication {n} (the act of abdicating; the renunciation of a high office, dignity, or trust, by its holder) :: abdikation, abdicering
abdomen {n} (belly) :: bug {c}
abdomen {n} (cavity) :: bughule {c}
abdomen {n} (the posterior section of an arthropod's body) :: bagkrop {c}
abduct {v} (to take away) :: bortføre, kidnappe
Abdullah {prop} (Muslim given name) :: Abdullah
abecedarium {n} (a book used to teach the alphabet) SEE: primer ::
Abel {prop} (biblical character) :: Abel
Abel {prop} (male given name) :: Abel
abelian {adj} (math: of a group) :: abelsk
Aberdeen {prop} (city in Scotland) :: Aberdeen
Aberystwyth {prop} (A town in Ceredigion, Wales) :: Aberystwyth
abhorrence {n} (extreme aversion) :: afsky {c}
Abidjan {prop} (the largest city of Côte d'Ivoire) :: Abidjan
Abigail {prop} (female given name) :: Abigail, Abigael
ability {n} (quality or state of being able) :: evne {c}
a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush {proverb} (small but certain advantage is preferable) :: en fugl i hånden er bedre end ti på taget
a bit {adv} (a little) SEE: a little ::
Abkhaz {n} (person from Abkhazia) :: abkhaser {c}
Abkhaz {prop} (a Northwest Caucasian language spoken in Abkhazia) :: abkhasisk
Abkhazia {prop} (territory in the Caucasus, see also: Republic of Abkhazia) :: Abkhasien
Abkhazian {adj} (Of or pertaining to Abkhazia) SEE: Abkhaz ::
Abkhazian {n} (Abkhaz) SEE: Abkhaz ::
Abkhazian {prop} (Abkhazian language) SEE: Abkhaz ::
ablative {n} (ablative case) SEE: ablative case ::
ablative case {n} (grammatical case used to indicate movement away from something, removal, separation, source) :: ablativ {c}
ablaut {n} (substitution of one root vowel for another) :: aflyd {c}
able {adj} (permitted to) :: i stand til, have mulighed for
able {adj} (skillful) :: habil, kompetent, dygtig
-able {suffix} (able to be done) :: -bar
able {adj} (healthy) SEE: healthy ::
abnormal {adj} (not conforming to rule or system) :: unormal, abnorm
abnormal {adj} (of or pertaining to behaviour that deviates from norms) :: unormal, anormal, abnorm
abnormally {adv} (In an abnormal manner) :: unormal, ualmindelig, anormal
aboard {prep} (on board of) :: om bord (på)
abolish {v} (to end a law, system, institution, custom or practice) :: afskaffe
A-bomb {n} (atomic bomb) :: atombombe {c}
abominably {adv} (in an abominable manner) :: afskyelig, afskyeligt
abomination {n} (something abominable) :: afskyelighed, pestilens, vederstyggelighed
aborigine {n} (aboriginal inhabitant of a country) :: aboriginer {c}
Aborigine {n} (an individual aboriginal Australian) :: aboriginer {c}
abortion {n} (induced abortion) :: abort
about {prep} (on every side of) :: om, omkring, rundt om
about {prep} (near, approximately, regarding time, size or quantity) :: omkring, cirka
about {prep} (on the point or verge of) :: til, på vej til
about {prep} (over or upon different parts of) :: omkring, rundt om
about {prep} (concerned with, engaged in) :: om
about {prep} (concerning) :: om, vedrørende, angående
about {prep} (in the immediate neighborhood of) ::
about {adv} (on all sides) :: omkring
about {adv} (here and there) :: omkring
about {adv} (nearly, approximately) :: cirka, næsten, omkring
about {adv} (to a reversed order, or opposite direction) :: omkring
about {adv} (in circuit) :: i omkreds
about time {adv} (far past the desired time) :: på tide
above {prep} (in or to a higher place) :: ovenover, ovenpå, oppe over, over
above water {prep} (out of difficulty) :: oven vande
abrade {v} ((transitive) to rub or wear off; to waste or wear away by friction) :: afskrabe
Abraham {prop} (prophet in the Old Testament) :: Abraham
Abraham {prop} (male given name) :: Abraham
Abraham {prop} (surname) :: Abraham
abreact {v} (eliminate previously repressed emotions) :: afreagere
abridge {v} (to make shorter) :: forkorte, sammendrage
abridge {v} (to shorten or contract by using fewer words) :: forkorte, sammendrage
abridged {adj} (cut or shortened, especially of a literary work) :: forkortet
abrogate {v} (to put an end to) :: ophæve, afskaffe
abrupt {adj} (extremely steep) :: brat
abrupt {adj} (without notice) :: pludselig, uformodet
Absalom {prop} (male given name) :: Absalom
absence {n} (state of being away) :: fravær, mangel
absent {adj} (being away from a place) :: fraværende
absent-minded {adj} (absent in mind) :: åndsfraværende, distræt
absinthe {n} (liquor) :: absint
absinthium {n} (Artemisia absinthium) SEE: wormwood ::
absolutely {adv} (in an absolute manner) :: absolut, fuldstændig
absolute majority {n} (A number of votes totalling over 50 per cent) :: absolut flertal {n}
absolute monarchy {n} (state) :: enevældigt monarki {n}
absolute monarchy {n} (rule) :: enevælde {n}
absolute temperature {n} (thermodynamic temperature) :: absolut temperatur {c}
absolute value {n} (numerical value of a real number) :: numerisk værdi {c}
absolutism {n} (political science: absolute or arbritary government; despotism) :: enevælde {c} [Danish history ca. 1660-1849], absolutisme {c}
abstain {v} (refrain from) :: afholde sig fra
abstain {v} (refrain from voting) :: afholde sig fra (at stemme)
abstain {v} (hinder, withhold) :: forhindre
abstemious {adj} (marked by, or spent in, abstinence) :: afholdende
abstract {n} (an abridgement or summary) :: abstrakt, resume {n}
abstract algebra {n} (math) :: abstrakt algebra {c}
abstract noun {n} (a noun that denotes an abstract concept) :: abstrakt {n}
absurd {adj} (contrary to reason or propriety) :: absurd
absurd {n} (obsolete: an absurdity) :: absurditet {c}
absurd {n} (that which is absurd) :: absurditet {c}
absurdism {n} (absurdity) SEE: absurdity ::
absurdity {n} (the quality of being absurd) :: absurditet {c}
absurdity {n} (an absurd action) :: absurditet {c}
Abu Dhabi {prop} (capital of UAE) :: Abu Dhabi
Abuja {prop} (The capital city of Nigeria) :: Abuja
abuse {n} (improper usage) :: misbrug {n} {c}, vanrøgt
abuse {n} (physical maltreatment) :: mishandling {c}
abuse {n} (sexual violation or assault) :: seksuelt misbrug {n}
abuse {v} (to use improperly) :: misbruge
abuse {v} (to hurt) :: mishandle
abuse {v} (to rape) :: misbruge, krænke
abuse {n} (delusion) SEE: delusion ::
abysm {n} (abyss) SEE: abyss ::
abyss {n} (bottomless or unfathomed depth) :: afgrund {c}
Abyssinia {prop} (historical name of Ethiopia) :: Abessinien
Abyssinian {adj} (of or pertaining to Abyssinia) :: abessinsk
Abyssinian {n} (a native of Abyssinia) :: abessiner {c}
Abyssinian {n} (cat) :: abessiner {c}, abyssinier {c}
academia {n} (research community) :: akademia {n}
academic {adj} (belonging to the school or philosophy of Plato) :: akademisk
academic {adj} (belonging to an academy or other higher institution of learning) :: akademisk
academic {n} (senior member of an academy, college, or university) :: akademiker {c}
academic year {n} (time period) :: akademisk år {n}
academy {n} (specialized school) :: akademi {c}
acajou {n} (wood from trees of Meliaceae family) SEE: mahogany ::
acajou {n} (cashew nut) SEE: cashew nut ::
acaudate {adj} (tailless) SEE: tailless ::
accelerate {v} (to cause to move faster) :: accelerere
acceleration {n} ((physics)) :: acceleration {c}
accent {n} (stronger articulation) :: betoning, tryk {n}
accent {n} (distinctive pronunciation associated with a region, social group, etc.) :: accent {c}
accept {v} (to receive with consent) :: acceptere, modtage
accept {v} (to agree to) :: acceptere
accessibility {n} (the quality of being accessible, or of admitting approach) :: tilgængelighed {c}
accident {n} (unexpected event with negative consequences) :: (unfortunate:) uheld {n}, ulykke {c}, ulykkestilfælde {c}, (neutral:) tilfælde {n}, tilfældighed {c}
accident {n} (chance event) :: tilfældighed {c}, tilfælde {n}
accident {n} (transport: unintended event that causes damage) :: ulykke {c}
accident {n} (property resulting from chance) :: egenskab {c}
accommodating {adj} (affording accommodation) :: hjælpsom
accompanist {n} (performer who takes the accompanying part) :: akkompagnatør {c}
accompany {v} (to keep company) :: ledsage, gelejde
accomplish {v} (to finish successfully) :: fuldende
accomplish {v} (to complete, as time or distance) :: fuldende
accomplish {v} (to bring to an issue of full success; to effect; to perform) :: fuldende
accomplish {v} (to equip or furnish thoroughly) :: fuldende
according to {prep} (based on statement) :: ifølge
according to {prep} (in proportion) :: ifølge
according to Hoyle {prep} (in strict accordance with the rules) :: efter alle kunstens regler
accordion {n} (A small, portable, keyed wind instrument) :: trækharmonika {c}, harmonika {c}, akkordeon {n} [with free-bass system]
accost {v} (to approach and speak to boldly or aggressively, as with a demand or request) :: antaste
account {n} (a registry of pecuniary transactions) :: konto
accountant {n} (a reckoner, or someone who maintains financial matters for a person(s)) :: bogholder {c}
accountant {n} (one whose profession includes organizing, maintaining and auditing the records of another) :: bogholder
accounting {n} (development and maintenance of system for recording and analyzing financial transactions) :: bogføring {c}, bogholderi {n}, regnskab {n}
accounts payable {n} (money that is owed by a party, and is counted by that party as a debit) :: gæld
accounts receivable {n} (total monetary amount) :: fordringer {c-p}, tilgodehavende {c}
account statement {n} (bank statement) SEE: bank statement ::
accourage {v} (encourage) SEE: encourage ::
Accra {prop} (capital of Ghana) :: Accra
accretion {n} (act of increasing by natural growth) :: tilføjelse {c}
accrue {v} (increase) :: opsamle, indsamle, tilfalde, påløbe
accumulate {v} (to pile up) :: akkumulere
accumulator {n} :: akkumulator
accuracy {n} (state of being accurate) :: nøjagtighed {c}, præcision {c}
accursed {adj} (archaic, theology: cursed) :: fordømt
accusation {n} (act of accusing or charging with a crime) :: anklage {c}, beskyldning
accusative {n} (accusative case) :: akkusativ
accusative case {n} (case used to mark the immediate object) SEE: accusative ::
ace {n} (card with a single spot) :: es {c}
acedia {n} (boredom) SEE: boredom ::
ace of clubs {n} (playing card) :: klør es
ace of diamonds {n} (playing card) :: ruder es
ace of hearts {n} (playing card) :: hjerter es
ace of spades {n} (the playing card belonging to the spades suit and featuring one pip) :: spar es
acetic acid {n} (clear colourless organic acid, CH3COOH) :: eddikesyre {c}
acetylsalicylic acid {n} (acetate ester of salicylic acid; aspirin) :: acetylsalicylsyre {c}
a chain is only as strong as its weakest link {proverb} (aphorism) :: en kæde kun så stærk som det svageste led
achievement {n} (act of achieving or performing) :: udførelse {c}, præstation {c}, resultat {n}
achievement {n} (great or heroic deed) :: bedrift {c}, præstation {c}, resultat {n}
Achilles {prop} (Greek mythical hero) :: Achilleus
Achilles heel {n} (vulnerability in an otherwise strong situation) :: akilleshæl {c} , akillessene {c}
Achilles tendon {n} (strong tendon in the calf of the leg) :: akillessene {c}
achoo {interj} (the sound of a sneeze) :: atju
acid {adj} (sour, sharp, or biting to the taste) :: sur
acid {adj} (sour-tempered) :: sur
acid {adj} (of or pertaining to an acid) :: -syre, syre-
acid {n} (a sour substance) :: syre {c}
acid {n} (in chemistry) :: syre {c}
acid {n} (LSD) :: syre
acid rain {n} (unusually acidic rain) :: syreregn {c}
acorn {n} (fruit of the oak tree) :: agern {n}
acoustic {adj} (pertaining to hearing or the science of sounds) :: akustisk
acoustic {adj} (producing or produced without electrical amplification) :: akustisk
acoustic guitar {n} (hollow-body guitar) :: akustisk guitar
acquiesce {v} (rest satisfied) :: slå sig til tåls [followed by med]
acquiesce {v} (concur upon conviction) :: finde sig (followed by i), indvillige (i)
acquis communautaire {n} (the full body of EU law) :: acquis communautaire
acquittal {n} (legal decision of not guilty) :: frikendelse {c}
acquittal {n} (acquittance from debt) :: frikendelse {c}
acrobat {n} (an athlete who performs acts requiring skill, agility and coordination) :: akrobat
acrobatics {n} (art of performing acrobatic feats) :: akrobatik {c}
acronym {n} (any abbreviation formed by initial letters) :: akronym {n}
acronym {n} (word formed by initial letters) :: akronym {n}
Acropolis {prop} (Athenian Acropolis) :: Akropolis
acrylic {adj} (derived from acrylic acid or acrylonitrile) :: akrylisk
acrylic fiber {n} (Synthetic fibers made from a polymer) :: akryl, akrylfiber
act {n} (deed) :: handling {c}, dåd {c}
act {n} (division of theatrical performance) :: akt
act {v} (to do something) :: handle, agere
act {v} (to perform a theatrical role) :: optræde, spille, opføre
act {v} (to behave in a certain way) :: agere, opføre
act {v} (to have an effect on) :: virke
actinium {n} (chemical element) :: actinium
action word {n} (verb) SEE: verb ::
active {adj} (having the quality or power of acting) :: aktiv
active {adj} (in action) :: aktuel
active {adj} (in grammar) :: aktiv
active ingredient {n} (component responsible of activity) :: aktiv ingrediens {c}, virksomt stof {c}
active volcano {n} (active volcano) :: aktiv vulkan {c}
activist {n} (one who is politically active) :: aktivist {c}
activistic {adj} (activist) SEE: activist ::
activity {n} (state or quality of being active) :: aktivitet {c}
activity {n} (something done as an action or a movement) :: aktivitet {c}
activity {n} (something done for pleasure or entertainment) :: aktivitet {c}
act of war {n} (act of war) :: krigshandling {c}
actor {n} (person who performs in a theatrical play or film, see also: actress) :: skuespiller {c}, skuespillerinde {c} [actress]
actress {n} (female actor, see also: actor) :: skuespillerinde {c}
Acts {prop} (Book of Acts) SEE: Acts of the Apostles ::
Acts of the Apostles {prop} (fifth book of the New Testament) :: Apostlenes Gerninger {p}
actually {adv} (In act or in fact; really; in truth; positively) :: egentlig
acupuncturation {n} (acupuncture) SEE: acupuncture ::
acupuncture {n} (insertion of needles for remedial purposes) :: akupunktur {c}
acute angle {n} (angle measuring less than ninety degrees) :: spids vinkel {c}
AD {adv} (anno Domini) :: e.Kr. (efter Kristus)
Adam {prop} (first man in Abrahamic religions) :: Adam
Adam {prop} (male given name) :: Adam
Adam and Eve {prop} (the first man and woman (according to Genesis)) :: Adam og Eva
adamant {n} (magnet or loadstone) SEE: magnet ::
Adam's apple {n} (Citrus medica) SEE: citron ::
Adam's apple {n} (lump in the throat) :: adamsæble {n}
add {v} (to append, as a statement) :: tilføje
add {v} (to make an addition) :: tilføje
add {v} (to perform the arithmetical operation of addition, to add up) :: lægge sammen, addere
adder {n} (viper) :: hugorm {c}
add fuel to the fire {v} (worsen a conflict) :: puste til ilden, hælde benzin på bålet
addict {n} (person who is addicted, especially to a harmful drug) :: addict
add insult to injury {v} (to further a loss with mockery or indignity) :: føje spot til skade
Addis Ababa {prop} (capital of Ethiopia) :: Addis Ababa
addition {n} (arithmetic: process of adding) :: addition {c}
additive identity {n} (mathematics) :: nulelement {n}
addon {n} (add-on) SEE: add-on ::
add-on {n} :: tillæg
address {n} (direction for letters) :: adresse {c}
addressee {n} (person or organization to which something is addressed or sent) :: adressat {c}
addressing {n} :: adressering
add up {v} (be reasonable or consistent) SEE: make sense ::
Aden {prop} (seaport of Yemen) :: Aden
adequate {adj} (equal to some requirement) :: tilstrækkelig
adequately {adv} (in an adequate manner) :: passende, betryggende
adequately {adv} (sufficiently) :: tilstrækkeligt
adequately {adv} (barely satisfactory) :: tilfredsstillende
adhere {v} (To be consistent or coherent; to be in accordance; to agree) :: overholde
adhesive tape {n} (adhesive tape generally) :: tape {c}, klisterbånd {n}, klæbebånd {c}, selvklæbende tape {c}
ad hoc {adj} (for this particular purpose) :: ad hoc
adieu {interj} (farewell, goodbye) SEE: goodbye ::
adios {interj} (goodbye) SEE: goodbye ::
adjectival {adj} (functioning as an adjective) :: adjektiv {n}
adjective {n} ((grammar) a word that modifies a noun or describes a noun’s referent) :: tillægsord, adjektiv
adjective {adj} (adjectival) SEE: adjectival ::
adjustment {n} (result of adjusting, small change) :: justering {c}, tilpasning {c}
adminicle {n} (aid) SEE: aid ::
administration {n} (the act of administering) :: administration {c}
administrator {n} (one who administers affairs) :: administrator {c}
admirable {adj} (deserving of the highest esteem or admiration) :: beundringsværdig
admiral {n} (naval officer of the highest rank) :: admiral {c}
admiral {n} (a naval officer of high rank, immediately below Admiral of the Fleet) :: admiral {c}
admiral {n} (the ship which carries the admiral, the flagship) :: flagskib {n}
admiral {n} (butterfly) :: admiral {c}
admire {v} (regard with wonder and delight) :: beundre
admirer {n} (one who admires) :: beundrer {c}
admit {v} (to concede as true) :: indrømme
admittance {n} (physics: reciprocal of impedance) :: admittans {c}
Adolf {prop} (male given name) SEE: Adolph ::
Adolph {prop} (male given name) :: Adolf
Adrian {prop} (male given name) :: Adrian
Adrianople {prop} (former name of Edirne) :: Adrianopel
Adriatic {prop} (Adriatic Sea) SEE: Adriatic Sea ::
Adriatic Sea {prop} (sea that stretches from the Ionian Sea to the Gulf of Venice) :: Adriaterhavet
adulator {n} (one who adulates) :: smigrer {c}, spytslikker {c}
adult {n} (fully grown human) :: voksen
adult {adj} (pornographic) SEE: pornographic ::
adulterer {n} (husband or wife who commits adultery) :: ægteskabsbryder {c}, ægteskabsbryderske {c} [female], horkarl {c} [male], horekarl {c} [male], horkone {c} [female], horekone {f} [female], horkvinde {c} [female], horekvinde {c} [female]
adult movie {n} (pornographic film) :: pornofilm {c}
advantage {n} (any condition, circumstance, opportunity, or means, particularly favorable to success) :: fordel {c}
advantage {n} (superiority; mastery) :: fortrin {n}
advantage {n} (superiority of state, or that which gives it) :: nytte {c}
advantage {n} (the score where one player wins a point after deuce) :: fordel {c}
advent {n} (coming, arrival) :: komme {n}, ankomst {c}
advent {n} (Christianity) SEE: Advent ::
Advent {prop} (season before Christmas) :: advent
Advent calendar {n} (calendar used to count down the days of Advent) :: julekalender, adventskalender {c}
adverb {n} (lexical category) :: adverbium, biord
adversary {n} (opponent) :: modstander {c}
advert {n} (advertisement) SEE: advertisement ::
advertently {adv} (on purpose) SEE: on purpose ::
advertise {v} ((transitive) to give public notice of; to announce publicly) :: reklamere, annoncere
advertise {v} ((intransitive) to provide information about a person or goods and services to influence others) :: reklamere, annoncere
advertise {v} ((transitive) to provide public information about (a product, services etc.)) :: reklamere, annoncere
advertisement {n} (commercial solicitation) :: reklame
advice {n} (opinion recommended or offered, as worthy to be followed; counsel) :: råd {n}
advise {v} (to give advice to; to offer an opinion; to counsel; to warn) :: råde
adviser {n} (advisor) SEE: advisor ::
advisor {n} (one who offers advice) :: rådgiver {m}
Adygea {prop} (Adygea, Russia) :: Adygejien
Aegean {prop} (Aegean Sea) SEE: Aegean Sea ::
Aegean Sea {prop} (sea of the northeastern part of the Mediterranean Sea) :: Ægæerhavet, Ægæiske Hav {n}
Aeneas {prop} (Trojan hero) :: Æneas {c}
Aeolus {prop} (character in Greek mythology) :: Aiolos
aerial {n} (device for receiving or transmitting) :: antenne {c}
aerodrome {n} :: aerodrom {c}
aerodynamic {adj} (aerodynamic) :: aerodynamisk
aerodynamics {n} (The science of the dynamics of bodies moving relative to gases) :: aerodynamik {c}
Aeroflot {prop} (Russian airline) :: Aeroflot
aerogram {n} (foldable and gummed paper for writing a letter) :: aerogram
aerology {n} (branch of meteorology) :: aerologi
aerophobia {n} (fear of flying) :: aerofobi {c}
aeroplane {n} (airplane) SEE: airplane ::
aesir {n} (Æsir) SEE: Æsir ::
Aesop {prop} (ancient Greek author) :: Aesop
aesthetic {adj} (concerned with beauty) :: æstetisk
aesthetic {n} (that which appeals to the senses) :: æstetik {c}
aesthetic {n} (the study of art or beauty) SEE: aesthetics ::
aesthetics {n} (study or philosophy of beauty) :: æstetik
aetiology {n} (study of causes or origins) :: ætiologi
affiliated {adj} (associated, related or united) :: affilieret
affirm {v} (to agree with or verify) :: bejae
affix {n} (linguistics: a bound morpheme added to a word’s stem) :: affiks
affixoid {n} (regular word that also works as an affix) :: affiksoid
affluent {n} (tributary) SEE: tributary ::
affront {v} (to insult intentionally, especially openly) :: fornærme
Afghan hound {n} (Afghan Hound) SEE: Afghan Hound ::
Afghan Hound {n} (Afghan Hound) :: afghansk mynde {c}
Afghanistan {prop} (country) :: Afghanistan
A-flat {n} (tone four fifths below C) :: as
afraid {adj} (impressed with fear or apprehension; in fear; apprehensive) :: bange
Africa {prop} (continent south of Europe) :: Afrika
Africa-Eurasia {prop} (Afro-Eurasia) SEE: Afro-Eurasia ::
African {adj} (Of or pertaining to Africa) :: afrikansk
African {n} (a native of Africa) :: afrikaner
African buffalo {n} (large bovid) :: afrikansk bøffel
African hunting dog {n} (Lycaon pictus) :: afrikansk vildhund, hyænehund {c}
African wildcat {n} (Felis silvestris lybica) :: afrikansk vildkat {c}
African wild dog {n} (Lycaon pictus) SEE: African hunting dog ::
a friend in need is a friend indeed {proverb} (someone who helps you in your time of need is a real friend) :: i nøden kender man sine venner
Afrikaans {prop} (language) :: afrikaans
Afrikaans {prop} (Afrikaner) :: afrikaner
Afro-Eurasia {prop} (supercontinent) :: Afrika-Eurasien
after {adv} (behind; later in time; following) :: efter, senere
after {prep} (subsequently; following in time; later than) :: efter
after {prep} (behind) :: efter, bagefter
after {prep} (in pursuit of, seeking) :: efter
after {prep} (in allusion to, in imitation of; following or referencing) :: efter
after {prep} (next in importance or rank) :: efter
after {prep} (as a result of) :: efter, som følge af
after {prep} (in spite of) :: efter, på trods af
afterlife {n} (life after death) :: livet efter døden
afternoon {n} (part of the day between noon and evening) :: eftermiddag {c}
aftershock {n} (earthquake that follows in the same vicinity as another) :: efterskælv {n}
aftershock {n} (emotional distress after a traumatic event) :: efterchok {n}
afterward {adv} (afterwards) SEE: afterwards ::
afterwards {adv} (at a later or succeeding time) :: bagefter, senere
again {adv} (another time) :: igen
again {adv} (used in a question to ask something one has forgotten) :: nu
again and again {adv} (repeatedly) :: igen og igen, gang på gang, om og om igen
against {prep} (in a contrary direction to) :: mod, imod
against {prep} (close to) :: mod
against {prep} (in opposition to) :: mod, imod
against {prep} (in competition with) :: mod, versus
against {prep} (in exchange for) :: mod
against {prep} (as counterbalance to) :: i stedet, i stedet for
against {prep} (as protection from) :: mod
against all odds {prep} (despite seemingly insurmountable opposition or probability) :: imod alle odds
Agamemnon {prop} (Greek hero) :: Agamemnon
Agatha {prop} (female given name) :: Agathe
age {n} (century) SEE: century ::
age {n} (whole duration of a being) :: levetid
age {n} (part of the duration of a being or thing between its beginning and any given time) :: alder
age {n} (latter part of life) :: alderdom
age {n} (one of the stages of life) :: alder {c}
age {n} (time of life when one attains full person rights) :: myndig
age {n} (particular period of time in history) :: epoke
age {n} (great period in the history of the Earth) :: tidsalder
age {n} (generation (see also generation)) :: generation {c}
agency {n} (agent) SEE: agent ::
agent {n} (one who acts in place of another) :: agent {c}
age of consent {n} (an age at which one is legally mature enough to have sex) :: seksuel lavalder {c}
Age of Enlightenment {prop} (period of history) :: oplysningstiden {c}
age of majority {n} (age at which the rights and privileges of an adult are legally granted) :: myndighedsalder {c}
aggression {n} (act of initiating hostilities or invasion) :: aggression
aggressive {adj} (tending or disposed to aggress) :: aggressiv
aglet {n} (cover of a shoelace) SEE: aiglet ::
Agnes {prop} (female given name) :: Agnes
agnostic {n} (one who holds to a form of agnosticism.) :: agnostiker {c}
ago {adj} (past; gone by; since) :: forsiden
agony aunt {n} (writer of an advice column) :: brevkasseredaktør {c}
agoraphobia {n} (fear of open spaces) :: agorafobia
agorism {n} (philosophy that advocates the creation of a voluntaryist society through counter-economics) :: agorisme
agree {v} (harmonize in opinion; be in unison or concord; be united; concur) :: være enig
agree {v} (to resemble, coincide, correspond) :: stemme overens, overensstemme
agree {v} (grammar: to correspond in gender, number, case, or person) :: rette sig efter
agreement {n} (understanding to follow a course of conduct) :: aftale {c}, samtykke {n}
agreement {n} (state whereby several parties share a view) :: enighed {c}, overensstemmelse {c}
agreement {n} (grammatical agreement) :: kongruens {c}
agriculture {n} (the art or science of cultivating the ground) :: landbrug
agronomist {n} (scientist specialized in agronomy) :: agronom
agronomy {n} (science of utilizing plants, animals, and soils for food, fuel, feed and more) :: agronomi {c}
ague {n} (malaria) SEE: malaria ::
aha moment {n} (instance of becoming clear) :: aha-oplevelse {c}
Ahasuerus {prop} (biblical king of Persia) :: Ahasverus
ahead of one's time {prep} (in advance of commonly accepted ideas) :: forud for sin tid
aid {n} (help; succor; assistance; relief) :: hjælp, bistand
aid {n} (a person that promotes or helps in something being done; a helper) :: hjælper
aid {n} (something which helps; a material source of help) :: hjælpemiddel
aid {v} (to support) :: hjælpe, bistå
AIDS {n} (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) :: aids
aiglet {n} (tip on a ribbon or cord) :: snørebåndsdup {c}
aikido {n} (Japanese martial art) :: aikido {c}
ailurophobia {n} (irrational fear or hatred for cats) :: ailurofobi {c}
aim {v} (to point or direct a missile weapon) :: rette
air {n} (mixture of gases making up the atmosphere of the Earth) :: luft {c}
air {n} (music: a song, an aria) :: arie {c}
air base {n} (military airport) :: luftbase
airbase {n} (airbase) SEE: air base ::
air-conditioned {adj} (equipped with air-conditioning) :: airconditioneret, luftkonditioneret
air conditioner {n} (a machine that is used to control temperature and humidity in an enclosed space) :: klimaanlæg
aircraft {n} (machine capable of atmospheric flight) :: luftfartøj {n}
aircraft carrier {n} (warship for launching aircraft) :: hangarskib {n}
airfoil {n} (wing of an aircraft) SEE: wing ::
air force {n} (branch of the military devoted to air warfare) :: flyvevåben {n}, luftvåben {n}, luftstyrke {c}
air gun {n} (gun that propels a projective by compressed air) :: luftgevær {n}
airline {n} (company that flies airplanes) :: flyselskab {n}
airliner {n} (passenger aircraft) :: passagerfly {n}
airmail {n} (the system of conveying mail using aircraft) :: luftpost
air pistol {n} (pistol that propels a pellet) :: luftpistol {c}
airplane {n} (powered aircraft) :: flyvemaskine {c}, fly {n}
airport {n} (a place designated for airplanes) :: lufthavn
air raid {n} (attack) :: luftangreb
air resistance {n} (Friction that slows things moving through air) :: luftmodstand {c}
airship {n} (self-propelled lighter-than-air aircraft that can be steered) SEE: dirigible ::
air strike {n} (attack by aircraft) :: luftangreb
airtight {adj} (being impermeable to air or other gases) :: lufttæt
airtime {n} (duration of transmission) :: sendetid
airway {n} (trachea) SEE: trachea ::
ajar {adv} (slightly turned or opened) :: på klem, klem
ajar {adj} (slightly turned or opened) :: på klem
Ajax {prop} (either of two heroes of the Trojan War) :: Ajax
AKA {prep} (also known as) :: alias [adverb]
Akkadian {prop} (Semitic language) :: akkadisk
-al {suffix} (aldehyde) :: -al
Alabama {prop} (U.S. State) :: Alabama
alabaster {n} (variety of gypsum) :: alabast {n} {c}
Alan {prop} (male given name) :: Allan
Aland {prop} (archipelago) :: Ålandsøerne {c-p}
alanine {n} (nonessential amino acid; C3H7NO2) :: alanin
alarm clock {n} (type of clock) :: vækkeur {n}
alarmingly {adv} (in an alarming manner, frighteningly. In a way the induces fear or concern) :: alarmerende
alas {interj} (exclamation of sorrow, etc.) :: ak
Alaska {prop} (US state) :: Alaska
Alban {prop} (male given name) :: Alban
Albania {prop} (country in south-eastern Europe) :: Albanien
Albanian {prop} (language) :: albansk {c}
Albany {prop} (capital of New York) :: Albany
albatross {n} (seabird) :: albatros {c}
albatross {n} (three under par) :: albatros {c}
albeit {conj} (despite its being; although) :: omend, selv om
Albert {prop} (male given name) :: Albert
Alberta {prop} (province) :: Alberta
Albin {prop} (male given name) :: Albin
albino {n} (one congenitally lacking melanin) :: albino
albumen {n} (white part of an egg) :: hvide {c}, æggehvide {c}
alchemist {n} (one who practices alchemy) :: alkymist {c}
alcid {n} (seabird of the family Alcidae - an alcid) :: alkefugl {c}
alcohol {n} (organic chemistry sense) :: alkohol
alcohol {n} (intoxicating beverage) :: alkohol
alcohol abuse {n} (abuse caused by excessive drinking of alcohol) :: alkoholmisbrug {n} {c}
alcohol-free {adj} (containing no alcohol) :: alkoholfri
alcoholic {n} (a person addicted to alcohol) :: alkoholiker
alcoholic {n} (one who abuses alcohol) :: alkoholiker
alcoholism {n} (chronic disease) :: alkoholisme
alcove {n} (small recessed area) :: alkove {c}, niche {c}
aldehyde {n} (organic compound of the general formula R·CHO) :: aldehyd
alder {n} (any tree or shrub of the genus Alnus) :: el
ale {n} (intoxicating liquor) :: lyst øl {c}
Alejandro {prop} (cognates of Alejandro) SEE: Alexander ::
Alexander {prop} (male given name) :: Alexander
Alexandra {prop} (female given name) :: Alexandra
Alexandria {prop} (city in Egypt) :: Alexandria
Alfonso {prop} (male given name) :: Alfons
Alfred {prop} (Male given name) :: Alfred
alga {n} (any of many aquatic photosynthetic organisms) :: alge {c}
algebra {n} (system for computation) :: algebra {c}
algebra {n} (study of algebraic structures) :: algebra {c}
algebraic geometry {n} (branch of mathematics that studies solutions of systems of algebraic equations using both algebra and geometry) :: algebraisk geometri {c}
algebraic structure {n} (sets with operations) :: algebraisk struktur {c}
Algeria {prop} (country) :: Algeriet {n}
Algerian {adj} (of Algeria or its people) :: algerisk
Algiers {prop} (the capital of Algeria) :: Algier
algorithm {n} (well-defined procedure) :: algoritme {c}
algorithmic {adj} (relating to an algorithm) :: algoritmisk
Ali Baba {prop} (a fictional character) :: Ali Baba
alibi {n} (criminal legal defense) :: alibi
Alice {prop} (female given name) :: Alice
alien {n} (foreigner) :: udlænding {c}
alien {n} (life form of non-Earth origin) :: rumvæsen {n}, alien {c}
alien {adj} (pertaining to an alien) :: ikkejordisk
alien {adj} (not belonging to the same country) :: udenlandsk
alien {adj} (being unfamiliar) :: fremmedartet
alienate {v} (to estrange) :: fremmedgøre
alimony {n} (a court-enforced allowance) :: hustrubidrag {n}
a little {adv} (to a small extent or degree) :: lidt, en smule
a little bird told me {phrase} (idiomatic) :: jeg har hørt om en lille fugl synge om
Al Jazeera {prop} (Arabic satellite TV news channel) :: Al-Jazeera
alkali {n} (class of caustic bases) :: alkali {n}
alkali metal {n} (soft, light, reactive metals of Group 1 of the periodic table) :: alkalimetal {n}
alkaline {adj} (of or relating to an alkali) :: alkalisk
alkaline {adj} (having a pH greater than 7) :: alkalisk
alkaline earth metal {n} (any element of group II of the periodic table) :: jordalkalimetal {n}
alkalinity {n} (state of being alkaline) :: alkalitet {c}
alkane {n} (saturated hydrocarbon of formula CnH2n+2) :: alkan {c}
alkyne {n} (hydrocarbon containing at least one carbon-carbon triple bond) :: alkyn
all {adv} (intensifier) :: fuldstændig, aldeles
all {adv} (apiece) :: hver, per styk
all {determiner} (every individual of the given class) :: [before a countable noun] alle, [before an uncountable noun] al {c}, alt {n}
all {determiner} (throughout the whole of (a stated period of time)) :: hele
all {n} (everything possible) :: alt
all {n} (everyone) SEE: everyone ::
all {n} (everything) SEE: everything ::
Allah {prop} (God, in Islam) :: Allah
all and sundry {pron} :: alle og enhver, Gud og hvermand
all ears {adj} (listening intensely) :: lutter øre
all ears {adj} (awaiting explanation) :: lutter øre
allegation {n} (an assertion or accusation) :: påstand
alleged {adj} (asserted) :: påstået
alleged {adj} (supposed) :: antaget
allegedly {adv} (according to someone's allegation) :: angivelig
allegement {n} (allegation) SEE: allegation ::
allergy {n} (disorder of the immune system) :: allergi {c}
alleviate {v} (make less severe) :: lindre [of pain], mildne [of pain], hjælpe på [of pain], lette (make easier), dulme [of pain], tage brodden af [of pain]
alley {n} (narrow street) :: gyde {c}
alleyway {n} (narrow street) :: gyde {c}
All Hallows' Day {prop} (All Saints' Day) SEE: All Saints' Day ::
alliance {n} (state of being allied) :: forbund {n}, sammenslutning {c}, alliance {c}
alligator {n} (large amphibious reptile of genus Alligator) :: alligator {c}
all in all {adv} (generally) :: alt i alt
alliteration {n} (The repetition of consonants) :: allitteration {c}
allocation {n} (The process or procedure for allocating things, especially money or other resources.) :: allokering
all of a sudden {adv} (colloquial: suddenly, see also: suddenly) :: pludselig
all of the sudden {adv} (all of a sudden) SEE: all of a sudden ::
all one's eggs in one basket {n} (the state of having invested in one area only) :: alt på ét kort, alt på ét bræt
allow {v} (to grant, give, admit, accord, afford, or yield; to let one have) :: tillade
allow {v} (to acknowledge; to accept as true; to concede; to accede to an opinion) :: acceptere
allow {v} (to permit) :: tillade
allow {v} (to let something happen, to admit, to concede) :: tillade
allow {v} (to make allowance) :: tillade
allowance {n} (a child's allowance; pocket money) SEE: pocket money ::
alloy {n} (metal combined of more elements) :: legering {c}
all right {adj} (good) :: i orden
all rights reserved {phrase} (copyright notice formula) :: alle rettigheder forbeholdes
all roads lead to Rome {proverb} (different paths can take to the same goal) :: alle veje fører til Rom
All Saints Day {prop} (All Saints Day) SEE: All Saints' Day ::
All Saints' Day {prop} (feast day) :: allehelgensdag
allspice {n} (spice) :: allehånde {c}
all that glitters is not gold {proverb} (things that appear valuable or worthwhile might not actually be so) :: det er ikke alt guld, som skinner, de er ikke alle venner, som smiler
all things being equal {adv} (without considering external factors) :: alt andet lige
all things come to those who wait {proverb} (good things come to those who wait) SEE: good things come to those who wait ::
all too {adv} (way too) SEE: way too ::
alluring {adj} (having to power to allure) :: tillokkende, forførende, dragende
allusion {n} (indirect reference, hint) :: hentydning {c}
Alma {prop} (female given name) :: Alma
almanac {n} (book or table listing astronomical, nautical or other events for the year) :: almanak {c}
almighty {adj} (unlimited in might) :: almægtig
almond {n} (nut) :: mandel
almost {adv} (very close to) :: næsten
almost doesn't count {proverb} (near success (or correctness) is not deemed success (or correctness)) :: lige ved og næsten slår ingen mand af hesten
alms {n} (something given to the poor as charity) :: almisse {c}
aloha {interj} (hello) SEE: hello ::
aloha {interj} (goodbye) SEE: goodbye ::
alone {adv} :: alene , udelukkende , kun
along {prep} (by the length of; in a line with the length of; lengthwise next to) :: langs
along {prep} (in a line with, with a progressive motion on; onward on; forward on) :: hen ad
along {adv} (in company, together) :: med
along {adv} (onward, forward) :: fremad
alongside {adv} (along the side; by the side; side by side with) :: [nautical] langskibs
a lot {adv} (very much) :: meget
alpaca {n} (camelid animal of the Andes) :: alpaka {c}
alpha {n} (name of the letter Α, α) :: alfa {n}
alphabet {n} (an ordered set of letters used in a language) :: alfabet {n}
alphabetic {adj} (alphabetical) SEE: alphabetical ::
alphabetical {adj} (pertaining to the alphabet) :: alfabetisk
alphabetical {adj} (in the sequence of the letters of the alphabet) :: alfabetisk
alphabetisation {n} (act of arranging in alphabetical order) :: alfabetisering
Alpha Centauri {prop} (brightest star in the southern constellation of Centaurus) :: Alfa Centauri
alpha female {n} (dominant female animal) :: alfahun {c}
alpha female {n} (self-assured and strong woman) :: alfahun {c}
alpha male {n} (dominant male animal) :: alfahan {c}
alphanumeric {adj} (consisting of letters and numbers) :: alfanumerisk
alphanumerical {adj} (alphanumeric) SEE: alphanumeric ::
alpine chough {n} (alpine chough) :: alpeallike {c}
Alps {prop} (a mountain range in Western Europe) :: Alperne, Alper
al-Qaeda {prop} (The global network of militant Islamic extremists.) :: Al-Qaida
al-Quds {prop} (Jerusalem) SEE: Jerusalem ::
already {adv} (prior to some time) :: allerede
Alsace {prop} (region on the west bank of the upper Rhine) :: Alsace [French region], Elsass [German region]
also {adv} (in addition; besides; as well; further; too) :: også
also known as {adv} (used to introduce an alternative name) SEE: AKA ::
Altai Krai {prop} (federal subject of Russia) :: Altaj kraj
Altai Republic {prop} (federal subject of Russia) :: Altai
altar {n} (flat-topped structure used for religious rites) :: alter {n}
alternate universe {n} (hypothetical world) SEE: parallel universe ::
alternating current {n} (electric current that reverses direction periodically) :: vekselstrøm {c}
alternation {n} (ablaut) SEE: ablaut ::
alternative {adj} (Relating to a choice) :: alternativ
alternative {adj} (other) :: alternativ
although {conj} (in spite of the fact that) :: selvom, selv om, skønt
alto saxophone {n} (saxophone smaller than tenor) :: altsax {c}, altsaxofon {c}
altruism {n} (policy that benefits others' interests) :: altruisme
altruistic {adj} (regardful of others; beneficent; unselfish) :: altruistisk, uegennyttig
aluminium {n} (silvery metal) :: aluminium {n}
aluminium foil {n} (thin sheets of aluminium) :: alufolie {n} {c}, sølvpapir {n}
aluminium paper {n} (aluminium foil) SEE: aluminium foil ::
aluminum {n} (aluminium) SEE: aluminium ::
alveolar {adj} (formed with the tongue touching or approaching the ridge behind the upper teeth) :: alveolær
alveolar {n} (an alveolar consonant) :: alveolar {c}
Alvin {prop} (male given name meaning "elf friend") :: Alvin
always {adv} (at all times) :: altid
always {adv} (constantly during a certain period, or regularly at stated intervals) :: altid
Alzheimer's disease {n} (mental disorder from brain tissue changes) :: Alzheimers sygdom
amalgam {n} (alloy) :: amalgam {n}
Amanda {prop} (female given name) :: Amanda
amanita {n} (mushroom of the genus Amanita) :: fluesvamp {c}
amateur {n} (person attached to a pursuit without pursuing it professionally) :: amatør {c}
amateur {n} (someone who is inept) :: amatør {c}
amateur radio {n} (hobby) :: amatørradio {c}
amazing {adj} (very good) SEE: good ::
Amazon {prop} (river) :: Amazonfloden
amœba {n} (amoeba) SEE: amoeba ::
ambassador {n} (minister) :: ambassadør {c}
ambassador {n} (representative) :: ambassadør {c}
amber {n} (fossil resin) :: rav {n}
amber {n} (colour) :: ravfarve {c}
amber {n} (traffic light colour) :: gul
amber {adj} (of a brownish yellow colour) :: ravfarvet, ravgul, ravgylden
amber {n} (ambergris) SEE: ambergris ::
ambergris {n} (waxy substance produced by sperm whales) :: ambra {c}
ambigram {n} (design that reads as the same word or phrase in two different orientations) :: ambigram
ambiguity {n} (something liable to more than one interpretation) :: tvetydighed {c}
ambiguous {adj} (open to multiple interpretations) :: tvetydig, flertydig, dobbelttydig
ambiguous {adj} (vague and unclear) :: dunkel, forblommet
ambitious {adj} (possessing, or controlled by, ambition) :: ambitiøs
ambrosia {n} (food of gods or delicious foods) :: ambrosia
ambulance {n} (emergency vehicle) :: ambulance {c}
Amelia {prop} (female given name) :: Amalie
ameliorate {v} (to make better) :: forbedre
amelioration {n} (act of making better) :: forbedre
amelioration {n} (improvement) :: forbedring
amen {adv} (so be it) :: amen
amendment {n} (correction or addition to a law) :: lovændring {c}
amendment {n} (that which is added) :: tilføjelse {c}, ændring {c}
amerce {v} (to make an exaction) SEE: punish ::
America {prop} (United States of America) SEE: United States of America ::
America {prop} (Americas) SEE: Americas ::
American {n} (inhabitant of the Americas) :: amerikaner {c}
American {n} (person born in or citizen of the USA) :: amerikaner {c}
American {adj} (of or pertaining to the Americas) :: amerikansk
American {adj} (of or pertaining to the U.S. or its culture) :: amerikansk
American bison {n} (mammal) :: amerikansk bison
American black vulture {n} (black vulture) SEE: black vulture ::
American Dream {n} (determination) :: den amerikanske drøm
American Dream {n} (philosophy) :: den amerikanske drøm
American English {prop} (English of the United States) :: amerikansk engelsk
American football {n} (American football) :: amerikansk fodbold
American kestrel {n} (species) :: amerikansk tårnfalk {c}
American pokeweed {n} (pokeweed) SEE: pokeweed ::
American Samoa {prop} (US overseas territory in Oceania) :: Amerikansk Samoa
American Sign Language {prop} (language that uses hands, facial expressions, and other bodily behavior to communicate) :: amerikansk tegnsprog
Americas {prop} (North and South America) :: Amerika
americium {n} (chemical element with atomic number 95) :: americium
amiable {adj} (friendly as an amiable temper or mood) :: elskværdig
amiable {adj} (possessing sweetness of disposition) :: elskværdig
amicable {adj} (showing friendliness or goodwill) :: venskabelig, fredelig
amigo {n} (friend) SEE: friend ::
amine {n} (organic compound containing an amine functional group) :: amin {c}
amino acid {n} (any organic compound containing amino and carboxylic acid) :: aminosyre {c}
amino acid {n} (any of the twenty α-amino acids) :: aminosyre {c}
amiss {adj} (wrong) SEE: wrong ::
am I under arrest {phrase} (am I under arrest?) :: er jeg anholdt, er jeg arresteret
Amman {prop} (the capital of Jordan) :: Amman
ammeter {n} (device that measures an electric current) :: amperemeter {n}
ammunition {n} (articles used in charging firearms) :: ammunition
amnesia {n} (loss of memory) :: amnesi {c}, hukommelsestab {n}
amnesty {n} (act of the sovereign power) :: amnesti
amoeba {n} (member of a genus of unicellular protozoa) :: amøbe {c}
among {prep} (mingling or intermixing) :: mellem, blandt
among other things {adv} (inter alia) SEE: inter alia ::
amorphous {adj} (physics: in the non-crystalline state of solid) :: amorf
Amos {prop} (figure mentioned in the Old Testament) :: Amos
Amos {prop} (book of the Old Testament) :: Amos
amount {n} (number of elements in a set) SEE: number ::
amount {n} (total or sum of items) :: antal {n}, sum {c}, beløb {n} [money], mængde {c}
amount {n} (quantity or volume) :: mål {n}, mængde {c}
amount {v} (to total or evaluate) :: beløbe sig, løbe op, være det samme, være ensbetydende
amount {v} :: blive
amount of substance {n} (amount of substance) :: stofmængde {c}
amperage {n} (electric current) SEE: current ::
ampersand {n} (the symbol &) :: og-tegn
ampersat {n} (at sign) SEE: at sign ::
amphibian {n} (vertebrate) :: amfibium {n}
amphitheater {n} (classic amphitheatre) :: amfiteater {n}
amphitheatre {n} (an open, outdoor theatre) :: amfiteater {n}
ampholyte {n} (amphoteric electrolyte) :: amfolyt {c}
ample {adj} (large; great in size) :: stor, vid
ample {adj} (fully sufficient; abundant) :: rigelig
ample {adj} (not contracted or brief; not concise) :: fyldig
amplifier {n} (anything that amplifies) :: forstærker {c}
Amsterdam {prop} (capital of the Netherlands) :: Amsterdam
Amur {prop} (the river between the Far East Russia and China) :: Amur
amusement {n} (entertainment) :: underholdning {c}
amygdala {n} (region of the brain) :: amygdala {c}, mandelkerne {c}
amylase {n} (enzyme, present in saliva, that breaks down carbohydrates such as starch) :: amylase
amylum {n} (amylum) SEE: starch ::
an {article} (indefinite article) :: en {c}, et {n}
an {prep} (in each; to or for each; per) :: pr., om
anabolism {n} (the constructive metabolism of the body) :: anabolisme
anaconda {n} (any of various large nonvenomous snake of the genus Eunectes) :: anakonda {c}
anaesthesia {n} (loss of bodily sensation) :: anæstesi, narkose {c}
anagram {n} (word or phrase created by rearranging letters from another word or phrase) :: anagram
analgesic {n} (medicine that reduces pain) :: lokalbedøvelse {c}, analgetikum {n}
analphabet {n} (illiterate) :: analfabet {c}
anal sex {n} (sex involving the anus) :: analsex {c}, analt samleje {c}
analysis {n} (decomposition into components in order to study) :: analyse {c}
analysis {n} (in mathematics) :: analyse {c}
analysis {n} (chemistry: process of breaking down a substance or the result of this process) :: analyse {c}
ananas {n} (pineapple) SEE: pineapple ::
Anapa {prop} (city) :: Anapa
an apple a day {n} (healthy eating and living) :: et æble om dagen
an apple a day keeps the doctor away {proverb} (apples are good for you) :: et æble om dagen holder doktoren borte
anarchism {n} (belief that proposes the absence and abolition of government in all forms) :: anarkisme
anarcho-capitalism {n} (philosophy that advocates the elimination of the state and a self-regulating free market) :: anarkokapitalisme
anarchy {n} (absence of any form of political authority or government) :: anarki {n}
anarchy {n} (political disorder and confusion) :: anarki {n}
Anatolia {prop} (peninsula of Western Asia) :: Anatolien
anatomically {adv} (pertaining to anatomy) :: anatomisk
anatomy {n} (art of studying the different parts of any organized body) :: anatomi {c}
ancestor {n} (one from whom a person is descended) :: forfader {c}, stamfader {c}
anchor {n} (tool to moor a vessel into sea bottom) :: anker
anchorman {n} (TV host) :: programvært, ankermand, tv-vært, studievært
anchorwoman {n} (female anchorperson) :: programværtinde, tv-værtinde, studieværtinde
anchovy {n} (small saltwater fish) :: ansjos {c}
ancient {adj} (having lasted from a remote period) :: urgammel
Ancient Greece {prop} (The ancient civilization of the Mediterranean) :: Oldtidens Grækenland
Ancient Greek {prop} (the Greek language of classical antiquity) :: oldgræsk
Ancient Rome {prop} (civilization associated with Rome from the 9th century BC to the 12th century AD) :: Antikkens Rom
ancillary {adj} (subordinate, secondary, auxiliary, accessory) :: sekundær, underordnet
and {conj} (used to connect two similar words, phrases, et cetera) :: og
and {conj} (used at the end of a list to indicate the last item) :: og
Andalusian {n} (someone from Andalusia) :: andalusier {c}
Andersen {prop} (surname) :: Andersen
Andersenian {adj} (concerning HCA) :: andersensk
Anderson {prop} (surname meaning "son of Andrew") :: Andersen
and/or {conj} (inclusive "or") :: og/eller
Andorra {prop} (country) :: Andorra
Andorra la Vella {prop} (capital of Andorra) :: Andorra la Vella
Andrew {prop} (the Apostle) :: Andreas
Andrew {prop} (male given name) :: Andreas, Anders
androgyne {n} (a person who is androgynous) :: androgyn
androgynous {adj} (having sex organs of both genders) SEE: hermaphroditic ::
android {n} (robot with human form) :: androide {c}
android {adj} (possessing human qualities) :: android
Andromeda {prop} (mythical daughter of Cepheus) :: Andromeda
and so forth {phrase} (indicating a list continues similarly) :: og så videre, osv.
and so on {phrase} (indicating a list continues) SEE: and so forth ::
and the like {phrase} (and the like) :: og lignende (og lign., o.l., o.lign., o. lign
and whatnot {phrase} (and whatnot) :: og jeg skal komme efter dig
anecdote {n} (short account of an incident) :: anekdote {c}
anemia {n} (medical condition with decreased oxygen transport) :: blodmangel
anemone {n} (sea anemone) SEE: sea anemone ::
anemone {n} (any plant of genus anemone) :: anemone {c}
anesthesia {n} (loss of bodily sensation) :: anæstesi
a new broom sweeps clean {proverb} (new management will often make radical changes) :: nye koste fejer bedst
Angara {prop} (river in Russia) :: Angara
angel {n} (messenger from a deity) :: engel {c}
angel {n} (in Christian angelology, the lowest order of angels) :: engel {c}
angel {n} (selfless person) :: engel {c}
angelica {n} (plants of genus Angelica) :: kvan, kvaner
angel of death {n} (personification of death in fiction and in art) :: dødsengel {c}
angel passes {phrase} (used to denote an awkward pause) :: der gik en engel gennem stuen [lit.: an angel went through the living room]
anger {n} (A strong feeling of displeasure, hostility or antagonism towards someone or something) :: vrede {c}
Angkor Wat {prop} (Cambodian temple complex) :: Angkor Wat
angle {n} (geometrical figure) :: vinkel {c}
angle {n} (measure of such a figure) :: vinkel {c}
angle {n} (corner where two walls intersect) :: hjørne {n}
angle {n} (viewpoint) :: vinkel {c}, synsvinkel {c}, synspunkt {n}, perspektiv {n}
angle {v} (place (something) at an angle) :: vinkle
angle bisector {n} (ray that divides an angle into two equal parts) :: vinkelhalveringslinje {c}, vinkelhalveringslinie {c}
angle grinder {n} (power tool) :: vinkelsliber {c}
anglerfish {n} (fish of the bony fish order Lophiiformes) :: tudsefisk {c}
Anglican Communion {prop} (a worldwide network of churches that are in communion with the Church of England) :: anglikanske kommunion {c}
Anglicanism {n} (beliefs and practices of the Anglican Church) :: anglikanisme {c}
Anglophile {n} (person who loves or admires the country, culture or people of England) :: anglofil
Anglo-Saxon {prop} (Old English) SEE: Old English ::
Anglo-Saxon {n} (Germanic peoples inhabiting medieval England) :: angelsaksere {c-p}
Anglo-Saxon {adj} (related to the Anglo-Saxon peoples or language) :: angelsaksisk
Anglo-Saxon {adj} (related to nations which speak primarily English) :: angelsaksisk
Angola {prop} (country in Southern Africa) :: Angola
angry {adj} (displaying anger) :: vred, sur
angstrom {n} (A very small unit of length, 10-10 m) :: ångstrøm {c}
Anguilla {prop} (British overseas territory in the Caribbean) :: Anguilla
angular momentum {n} (angular momentum) :: impulsmoment {n}
angular velocity {n} (angle turned in a given time) :: vinkelhastighed {c}
animal {n} (organism) :: dyr {n}
animal {adj} (of animals) :: dyrisk
animal husbandry {n} (management and care of farm animals) :: dyrehold {n}, husdyrhold {n}
animality {n} (animal kingdom) SEE: animal kingdom ::
animal kingdom {n} (Regnum Animalia) :: dyreriget {n} [definite form]
anime {n} (an animated work originated in Japan) :: anime
anise {n} (plant) :: anis
anise {n} (fennel) SEE: fennel ::
anisomorphism {n} (differences between two languages) :: anisomorfisme
Ankara {prop} (capital of Turkey) :: Ankara
ankh {n} (cross shaped like a T with a loop at the top) :: hankekors {n}, ankh
ankle {n} (joint between foot and leg) :: ankel
anlaut {n} (The first sound of a word (word-initial position) or syllable (syllable-initial position)) :: indlyd {c}
Ann {prop} (female given name) :: Anna {c}
Anna {prop} (given name) SEE: Ann ::
Anna {prop} (biblical prophetess) :: Anna
Annam {prop} (the former name of Vietnam) :: Annam
Anne {prop} (given name) SEE: Ann ::
annex {n} (addition, an extension) :: bilag
annex {n} (addition of territory) SEE: annexation ::
annexation {n} (addition or incorporation of something) :: annektion
annihilate {v} (to reduce to nothing, to destroy, to eradicate) :: annihilere, tilintetgøre
anniversary {n} (day an exact number of years since an event) :: årsdag {c}
anniversary {n} (wedding anniversary) :: bryllupsdag {c}
anno Domini {n} (in the year of our Lord) :: Anno Domini
annoying {v} (causing irritation or annoyance; troublesome; vexatious) :: irriterende
annual {adj} (happening once a year) :: årlig
annually {adv} (once every year) :: årlig, årligt
annulment {n} (act or instance of annulling) :: annullation {c}, annullering {c}
annulment {n} (invalidation; declaration of something as being invalid) :: annullation {c}
annulment {n} (total destruction) :: annullation {c}, annullering {c}
Annunciation {prop} (Christianity) :: Mariæ bebudelsesdag {c}
anoda {determiner} (another) SEE: another ::
anonymity {n} (the quality or state of being anonymous) :: anonymitet {c}
anonymous {adj} (wanting a name, not named and determined) :: anonym, ukendt
anonymous {adj} (without any name (of responsible agent) acknowledged) :: anonym
anonymous {adj} (of unknown name; whose name is withheld) :: anonym
anopia {n} (medical condition) :: anopsi, anopi
anorak {n} (heavy weatherproof jacket) :: anorak {c}
anorexia {n} (anorexia nervosa) SEE: anorexia nervosa ::
anorexia {n} (loss of appetite) :: anoreksi
anorexia nervosa {n} (disorder) :: anoreksi
another {determiner} (one more, in addition to a former number) :: en til, endnu en
another {determiner} (not the same; different) :: en anden
another {determiner} (any or some) :: nogen
an ounce of prevention is better than a pound of cure {proverb} (prevention is better than cure) SEE: prevention is better than cure ::
answer {n} (response) :: svar {n}
answer {n} (solution) :: løsning {c}, svar {n}
answer {n} (reply to e-mail) :: svar {n}
answer {v} (to make a reply or response to) :: svare
answering machine {n} (device that automatically records voice mail) :: telefonsvarer
answerphone {n} (answering machine) SEE: answering machine ::
ant {n} (insect) :: myre {c}
Antabuse {n} (medicine for the treatment of alcoholism) :: antabus {c}
Antananarivo {prop} (city) :: Antananarivo
Antarctica {prop} (southernmost continent) :: Antarktis
Antarctic Peninsula {prop} (the northernmost part of the mainland of Antarctica) :: Antarktiske halvø {c}
Antares {prop} (star) :: Antares
anteater {n} (mammal) :: myresluger {c}
antelope {n} (mammal of the family Bovidae) :: antilope
antelope {n} (pronghorn) SEE: pronghorn ::
antenna {n} (device to receive or transmit radio signals) SEE: aerial ::
antepenultimate {adj} (two before the last) :: antepenultimær, tredjesidst or trediesidst
anthem {n} (national anthem) :: nationalsang {c}
anthology {n} (collection of literary works) :: antologi {c}
Anthony {prop} (given name) :: Anton
anthracite {n} (type of coal) :: antracit {c}
anthrax {n} (disease) :: miltbrand
anthropologic {adj} (anthropological) SEE: anthropological ::
anthropological {adj} (relating to anthropology) :: antropologisk
anthropology {n} (the study of humanity) :: antropologi {c}
anthropomorphic {adj} (having the form of a person) :: antropomorf
anthropomorphic {adj} (given human attributes) :: antropomorf
anthroposophic {adj} (of or pertaining to anthroposophy) :: antroposofisk
anthroposophy {n} (a spiritual philosophy) :: antroposofi {c}
antibiotic {n} (substance that destroys or inhibits bacteria) :: antiobiotikum {n}
antibiotic {adj} (of or relating to antibiotics) :: antibiotisk
antibody {n} (protein that binds to a specific antigen) :: antistof {n}
anticipate {v} (to know of something before it manifests) :: forudse
anticlockwise {adj} (in the opposite direction to the hands of an analogue clock) :: mod uret
anticlockwisely {adv} (anticlockwise) SEE: anticlockwise ::
antidepressant {n} (agent that prevents or counteracts depression) :: antidepressiv
antidepression {adj} (antidepressant) SEE: antidepressant ::
antidepressive {adj} (antidepressant) SEE: antidepressant ::
antidepressive {n} (antidepressant) SEE: antidepressant ::
antiderivative {n} (function whose derivative is a given function) :: stamfunktion {c}
antidotary {n} (antidote) SEE: antidote ::
antidote {n} (remedy to counteract a poison) :: modgift {c}
Antigua and Barbuda {prop} (country) :: Antigua og Barbuda
antimatter {n} (matter composed of antiparticles) :: antistof {n}
antimony {n} (chemical element) :: antimon
antinatural {adj} (unnatural) SEE: unnatural ::
antioxidant {n} (substance that slows oxidation) :: antioxidant {c}
antioxidative {adj} (antioxidant) SEE: antioxidant ::
antioxygen {adj} (antioxidant) SEE: antioxidant ::
antioxygenic {adj} (antioxidant) SEE: antioxidant ::
antipodist {n} (one who juggles using his or her feet lying down) :: fodjonglør {c}
antipope {n} (person who claims to be pope) :: modpave {c}
antirrhinum {n} (snapdragon) SEE: snapdragon ::
anti-Semite {n} (anti-Semite) :: antisemit {c}
Antoinette {prop} (female given name from French Antoinette) :: Antoinette
Antonia {prop} (female given name) :: Antonie
Antonio {prop} (male given name) SEE: Anthony ::
Antony {prop} (male given name) SEE: Anthony ::
antonym {n} (word which has the opposite meaning) :: antonym {n}
antonymy {n} (semantic relation between antonyms) :: antonymi
Antwerp {prop} (province) :: Antwerpen
Antwerp {prop} (city) :: Antwerpen
anus {n} (lower opening of the digestive tract) :: endetarmsåbning, anus
anvil {n} (block used in blacksmithing) :: ambolt {c}
anvil {n} (bone in inner ear) :: ambolt {c}
anxietude {n} (anxiety) SEE: anxiety ::
anxiety {n} (concern) :: angst {c}
anxiety {n} (eager desire) :: iver
anxiety {n} (pathological condition) :: angst {c}
anxious {adj} (full of anxiety) :: urolig
anxious {adj} (accompanied with anxiety; worrying) :: urovækkende
anxious {adj} (earnestly desirous) :: ivrig (efter), opsat (på), spændt (på)
anxiousness {n} (anxiety) SEE: anxiety ::
Anya {prop} (female given name) :: Anja
anybody {pron} (anyone) SEE: anyone ::
anyone {pron} (anybody) :: nogen, hvemsomhelst
anyplace {adv} (anywhere) SEE: anywhere ::
anyroad {adv} (anyway) SEE: anyway ::
anytime {interj} (you're welcome) SEE: you're welcome ::
anytime {adv} (at any time) :: når som helst
anyway {adv} (used to indicate change of subject) :: hvorom alting er
anywhere {adv} (any place) :: hvorsomhelst
Aomen {prop} (Macau) SEE: Macau ::
aorist {n} (a grammatical aspect) :: aorist {c}
aoristic {adj} (aorist) SEE: aorist ::
aorta {n} (great artery) :: aorta, hovedpulsåre
Aosta {prop} (city in Italy) :: Aosta
Apache {n} (Apache people) :: apache {c}
Apache {n} (Apache person) :: apache {c}
Apache {n} (Parisian gangster) :: apache {c}
apanage {n} (grant as a birthright) :: apanage {c}
apart {adv} (apart from) SEE: apart from ::
apart from {prep} (except for) :: bortset fra
apartment {n} (domicile occupying part of a building) :: lejlighed {c}
apatheticness {n} (apathy) SEE: apathy ::
apathy {n} (lack of emotion or motivation) :: apati {c}
ape {n} (animal) :: abe {c}
Apennines {prop} (mountain range) :: Appenninerne
apex court {n} (supreme court) SEE: supreme court ::
aphasia {n} (pathological speech disorder) :: afasi {c}
aphorism {n} (short phrase conveying some principle or concept of thought) :: aforisme {c}
aphrodisiac {adj} (intensifying sexual desire) :: afrodisiakum
aphrodisiac {n} (food or drug) :: afrodisiakum {n}
aphtha {n} (foot-and-mouth disease) SEE: foot-and-mouth disease ::
Apia {prop} (capital of Samoa) :: Apia
apiarist {n} (beekeeper) SEE: beekeeper ::
apiculturalist {n} (beekeeper) SEE: beekeeper ::
apiculturist {n} (beekeeper) SEE: beekeeper ::
apnea {n} (cessation of breathing) :: apnø {c}
Apocalypse {prop} (the written account of a revelation of hidden things given by God to a chosen prophet) :: Åbenbaring {f}
Apocalypse {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Åbenbaring {f}
apocope {n} (loss or omission of a sound or syllable from the end of a word) :: apokope {c}
Apollonia {prop} (female given name) :: Abelone
apologia {n} (apology) SEE: apology ::
apologian {n} (apologist) SEE: apologist ::
apologism {n} (apology) SEE: apology ::
apologist {n} (one who makes an apology) :: undskylder {c}
apologist {n} (One who speaks or writes in defense of a faith) :: forsvarer {c}, apologet {c}, skønmaler {c}
apology {n} (an expression of regret) :: undskyldning {c}
apology {n} (formal justification, defence) :: forsvar {n}
apophony {n} (alternation of sounds within a word) SEE: ablaut ::
aposiopesis {n} (abrupt breaking-off in speech) :: aposiopese
apostolic {adj} (pertaining to the apostles) :: apostolisk
apostolic {adj} (according to the doctrines of the apostles) :: apostolisk
apostolical {adj} (apostolic) SEE: apostolic ::
apostolic succession {n} (chain of consecrations of bishops) :: apostolisk succession {c}
apostrophe {n} (the character ’) :: apostrof {c}
apostrophe {n} (sudden piece of dialogue) :: apostrofe {c}
apothecary {n} (pharmacy) SEE: pharmacy ::
apothecary {n} (pharmacist) SEE: pharmacist ::
apparatus {n} (complex machine or instrument) :: apparat {n}, maskineri {n}
apparatus {n} (assortment of tools or instruments) :: apparat {n}, maskineri {n}
apparatus {n} (given system of procedures) :: apparat {n}, maskineri {n}
apparatus {n} (bureaucratic organization) :: apparat {n}, maskineri {n}
apparently {adv} (plainly) :: åbenbart
apparently {adv} (seemingly) :: tilsyneladende, åbenbart, øjensynlig
apparently {adv} (according to what the speaker has read or been told) :: efter sigende
appeal {v} (to invoke) SEE: invoke ::
appear {v} (to appear, to seem) SEE: look ::
appear {v} (to appear) SEE: seem ::
appellative {n} (common noun) SEE: common noun ::
appendicitis {n} (inflamation of the vermiform appendix) :: blindtarmsbetændelse
appendix {n} (text added to the end of a book or an article) :: appendiks
appendix {n} (vermiform appendix) :: blindtarm {c}
appetite {n} (desire of or relish for food) :: appetit {c}, madlyst {c}
appetite {n} (any strong desire) :: begær
apple {n} (fruit) :: æble {n}
apple {n} (tree) SEE: apple tree ::
apple juice {n} (the juice of apples, often used as a drink) :: æblemost {c}, æblejuice {c}, æblesaft {c}
apple of discord {n} (object which sows anger and dissension) :: stridens æble {n}
apple pie {n} (pie with apple filling) :: æblekage {c}, æbletærte {c}
apple pie {n} (anything quintessentially American) :: ærkeamerikansk
apple sauce {n} (nonsense) SEE: apple sauce ::
apple sauce {n} (a food) :: æblemos {c}
applesauce {n} (apple sauce) SEE: apple sauce ::
apple seed {n} (the seed of the fruit of the Malus domestica (apple) tree) :: æblekerne {c}
apple tree {n} (tree that bears apples) :: æbletræ
applewood {n} (apple) SEE: apple ::
applicant {n} (one who applies) :: ansøger
applied mathematics {n} (area of mathematics) :: anvendt matematik
apply {v} (employ, apply) SEE: use ::
apply {v} (to be relevant to a specified individual) :: gælde
appoint {v} :: udnævne
apposition {n} (grammatical construction) :: navnetillæg, navnesamstilling
appraise {v} (to set a value; to estimate the worth of) :: vurdere
appreciate {v} (to be grateful for something) :: værdsætte; sætte pris på
appreciate {v} (to value highly) :: værdsætte
appreciate {v} (to be aware of) :: forstå
appreciate {v} (to increase in value) :: stige i værdi
apprentice {n} (one not well versed in a subject) SEE: newbie ::
approach {v} (to come or go near, in place or time; to draw nigh; to advance nearer) :: tilnærme, nærme
approach {n} (the way a plane lands at an airport) :: indflyvning {c}, anflyvning {c}
appropinquation {n} (approach) SEE: approach ::
approval {n} (permission) :: godkendelse {c}
approval {n} (acceptance) :: anerkendelse {c}
approximate {adj} (Approaching; proximate; nearly resembling) :: nær
approximate {v} (to carry or advance near; to cause to approach) :: nærme, tilnærme
approximate {v} (to come near to; to approach) :: nærme, tilnærme
approximately {adv} (imprecise but close to in quantity or amount) :: omtrent, tilnærmelsesvis
apricot {n} (fruit) :: abrikos {c}
apricot {n} (tree) :: abrikostræ {n}
apricot {n} (colour) :: abrikosfarve {c}
apricot {adj} (colour) :: abrikosfarvet
April {prop} (fourth month of the Gregorian calendar) :: april
April fool {n} (practical joke played on April Fools' Day) :: aprilsnar {c}
apron {n} (clothing) :: forklæde {n}
apropos {prep} (regarding or concerning) :: apropos
apropos {adv} (by the way) :: apropos
apropos {adv} (timely, at a good time) :: apropos
apse {n} (semicircular projection from a building) :: apsis {m}, korrunding {m}
apse {n} (obsolete or dialectal: aspen tree) SEE: aspen ::
apterous {adj} (wingless) SEE: wingless ::
Apuleius {prop} (author in the Roman Empire) :: Apulejus {m}
apurpose {adv} (on purpose) SEE: on purpose ::
aqua- {prefix} (pertaining to water) :: akva-, vand
aqua fortis {n} (nitric acid) SEE: nitric acid ::
aquaponics {n} (system that combines aquaculture with hydroponics) :: akvaponi {c}
Aquarian {n} (Aquarius) SEE: Aquarius ::
aquarium {n} (tank for keeping fish) :: akvarium {n}
Aquarius {prop} (constellation) :: Vandmanden {c}
Aquarius {prop} (astrological sign) :: Vandmanden
Aquarius {n} (Someone with a Aquarius star sign) :: vandmand {c}
aquavit {n} (Scandinavian liquor) :: akvavit {c}, snaps {c}, brændevin {c}
aqueduct {n} (an artificial channel conveying water) :: akvædukt {c}
aquiline nose {n} (human nose with a hooked, bent shape) :: romernæse {c}, ørnenæse {c}, krumnæse {c}
Aquitaine {prop} (region of France) :: Aquitaine
Arab {adj} (of or pertaining to Arabs and their nations) :: araber
Arab {n} (Semitic person) :: araber {c}
Arabia {prop} (a peninsula between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf;) :: Arabien, Arabiske Halvø
Arabian camel {n} (dromedary) SEE: dromedary ::
Arabian Peninsula {prop} (peninsula in the Middle East) :: Den Arabiske Halvø
Arabian Sea {prop} (part of the Indian Ocean) :: Arabiske Hav
Arabian tea {n} (khat) SEE: khat ::
Arabic {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Arab countries or cultural behaviour) :: arabisk {n}
Arabic {prop} (language) :: arabisk
Arabic numeral {n} (any of the ten symbols from 0 through 9) :: arabertal {n}
arable {adj} (suitable for cultivation) :: dyrkbar
Arab Republic of Egypt {prop} (Official name of Egypt) :: Den arabiske republik Egypten {c}, Den arabiske republik Ægypten {c}
arachnid {n} (eight-legged creature) :: spindler {c}
arachnidan {n} (arachnid) SEE: arachnid ::
Aragon {prop} (an autonomous community in Spain) :: Aragonien
Aragonese {prop} (the language of Aragon) :: aragonisk
Aral Sea {prop} (Aral sea) :: Aralsøen
Aramaean {prop} (Aramaic) SEE: Aramaic ::
Aramaean {n} (member of a West Semitic semi-nomadic and pastoralist people) :: aramæer {c}
Aramaic {prop} (the language) :: aramæisk
Aramaic {adj} (pertaining to the language, alphabet, culture or poetry) :: aramæisk
arbitrarily {adv} (in an arbitrary manner) :: arbitrært, vilkårligt
arbitrarily {adv} (to an arbitrary degree) :: vilkårlig, arbitrært
arbitrariously {adv} (arbitrarily) SEE: arbitrarily ::
arbitrary {adj} (based on individual discretion or judgment) :: arbitrær
arbitrary {adj} (determined by impulse) :: vilkårlig
arbitrary {adj} (chosen at random) :: arbitrær
arborway {n} (avenue) SEE: avenue ::
arbutus {n} (strawberry tree) SEE: strawberry tree ::
arc {n} (geometry: part of a curve) :: bue
Arcadia {prop} (A district or a prefecture in the central and mid SE Peloponnese) :: Arkadien
arc-connected {adj} (such that every doubleton is joined by an arc) :: kurvesammenhængende
arch {n} (architectural element) :: bue {c}
arch- {prefix} (chief, highest, most extreme) :: ærke-
archaeologian {n} (archaeologist) SEE: archaeologist ::
archaeologist {n} (someone who is skilled, professes or practices archaeology) :: arkæolog {c}
archaeology {n} (scientific study of past remains) :: arkæologi
archaic {adj} (old-fashioned or antiquated) :: gammeldags, fortidig, arkaisk
archaicism {n} (archaism) SEE: archaism ::
archaism {n} (archaic word, language) :: arkaisme
archangel {n} (angel who leads other angels) :: ærkeengel {c}
Archangel {prop} (Arkhangelsk) SEE: Arkhangelsk ::
archbishop {n} (senior bishop) :: ærkebiskop {c}, ærkebisp {c}
archbishopdom {n} (archbishopric) SEE: archbishopric ::
archbishophood {n} (archbishopric) SEE: archbishopric ::
archbishopric {n} (jurisdiction of an archbishop) :: ærkebispedømme {c}, ærkestift {n}, ærkebispesæde {n}
archbishopship {n} (archbishopric) SEE: archbishopric ::
archducal {adj} (pertaining to archdukes) :: ærkehertugelig
archduchess {n} (daughter or granddaughter of the Emperor of Austria-Hungary) :: ærkehertuginde {c}
archduchy {n} (territory of an archduke) :: ærkehertugdømme {n}
archduke {n} (rank) :: ærkehertug {c}
archenemy {n} (a principal enemy) :: ærkefjende {c}
archeology {n} (archaeology) SEE: archaeology ::
archeopteryx {n} (ancient bird) :: archaeopteryx
archer {n} (one who shoots an arrow from a bow or a bolt from a crossbow) :: bueskytte {c}
archery {n} (the practice) :: bueskydning {c}
archfiend {n} (Satan) SEE: Satan ::
archiepiscopality {n} (archbishopric) SEE: archbishopric ::
archiepiscopate {n} (archbishopric) SEE: archbishopric ::
archipelago {n} (group of islands) :: øgruppe {c}
architect {n} (designer of buildings) :: arkitekt
architecture {n} (art and science of designing buildings and other structures) :: arkitektur {c}
archive {n} (place for storing earlier material) :: arkiv {n}
archive {v} (to archive) :: arkivere
arcminute {n} (minute of angle) SEE: minute of angle ::
Arctic cod {n} (Arctogadus glacialis) :: almindelig istorsk {c}, istorsk {c}
arctic hare {n} (Lepus arcticus) :: polarhare {c}
Arctic loon {n} (black-throated diver) SEE: black-throated diver ::
Arctic Ocean {prop} (the smallest of the five oceans of the Earth, on and around the North Pole) :: Ishavet, Arktiske Hav
arctic raspberry {n} (Rubus arcticus) :: bjørnebær {n}
ardor {n} (spirit) :: iver
ardour {n} (ardour) SEE: ardor ::
are {v} (be) SEE: be ::
are {n} (unit of area) :: ar
area {n} (maths: measure of extent of a surface) :: areal {n}, flademål {n}
area {n} (particular geographic region) :: område {c}
area {n} (any particular extent) :: område {c}
area {n} (soccer: penalty area) SEE: penalty area ::
arenarious {adj} (sandy) SEE: sandy ::
arenose {adj} (sandy) SEE: sandy ::
Ares {prop} (the god of war, son of Zeus and Hera) :: Ares {m}
are you allergic to any medications {phrase} (are you allergic to any medications?) :: er du allergisk overfor noget medicin?
are you married {phrase} (are you married?) :: er du gift?
are you religious {phrase} (are you religious?) :: er du religiøs?
are you single {phrase} (are you single?) :: er du single?
are you taking any medications {phrase} (are you taking any medications?) :: bruger du nogen medicin?, tager du nogen medicin?, bruger du nogen medikamenter? [formal]
Arezzo {prop} (province of Tuscany) :: Arezzo {c}
Arezzo {prop} (capital city of Arezzo) :: Arezzo {c}
argent {n} (silver or metal tincture) :: sølv
Argentina {prop} (Argentine Republic) :: Argentina
argentine {n} (fish of the genus Argentina) :: guldlaks {c}
argentine {n} (Argentina sphyraena) :: strømsild {c}
Argentine {prop} (Argentina) SEE: Argentina ::
Argentine {adj} (Argentinian) SEE: Argentinian ::
Argentine {n} (Argentinian) SEE: Argentinian ::
Argentinean {adj} (Argentinian) SEE: Argentinian ::
Argentinean {n} (Argentinian) SEE: Argentinian ::
Argentine Republic {prop} (official name of Argentina) :: Argentinske Republik
Argentinian {n} (person from Argentina) :: argentiner
Argentinian {adj} (pertaining to Argentina) :: argentinsk
argon {n} (a chemical element) :: argon
Argonaut {prop} (A member of the Argo who searched for the Golden Fleece) :: Argonaut
Argos {prop} (city in Greece) :: Argos
arguably {adv} (as can be supported or proven) :: velsagtens
argue {v} (intransitive: to debate, disagree, or discuss opposing or differing viewpoints) :: argumentere
aria {n} (type of musical piece) :: arie {c}
Ariadne {prop} (daughter of King Minos) :: Ariadne
Arian {n} (someone whose star sign is in Aries) SEE: Aries ::
Aries {prop} (constellation) :: Vædderen
Aries {prop} (astrological sign) :: Vædderen
Aries {n} (Someone with an Aries star sign) :: vædder {c}
aristocracy {n} (the nobility or the hereditary ruling class) :: aristokrati {n}
Aristotelian {adj} (of or pertaining to the philosophy taught by Aristotle) :: aristotelisk
arithmetic series {n} (the sum of the terms in an arithmetic progression) :: differensrække {c}
Arizona {prop} (a state of the United States of America) :: Arizona
Arkansas {prop} (US state) :: Arkansas
Arkhangelsk {prop} (city in Russia) :: Arkhangelsk
Ark of the Covenant {prop} (the sacred container, a gold-plated wooden chest) :: Pagtens ark {c}
arm {n} (upper appendage from shoulder to wrist) :: arm {c}
arm {n} (part of object) :: arm {c}
arm {n} (weapon) :: våben
arm {n} (upper limb from shoulder to elbow) SEE: upper arm ::
Armageddon {prop} (site of a prophesied final battle between the forces of good and evil) :: Armageddon
arm and a leg {n} (an exorbitant amount) :: det hvide ud af øjnene [usually used after the verb koste (cost)]
armchair {n} (a chair with supports for the arms or elbows) :: lænestol {c}, armstol {c}
Armenia {prop} (ancient kingdom and country in West Asia) :: Armenien
Armenian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Armenia, Armenians, the language or alphabet) :: armenisk
Armenian {n} (person) :: armenier
Armenian {prop} (language) :: armensk {n}
Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic {prop} (Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic, see also: Armenian SSR) :: Armenske Sovjetsocialistiske Republik
Armenian SSR {prop} (Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic, see also: Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic) :: Armenske SSR, Armenske Socialistiske Sovjetrepublik
armhole {n} (armpit) SEE: armpit ::
armillary sphere {n} (instrument consisting of graduated metal circles) :: armillarsfære {c}
armor {n} (tank) SEE: tank ::
armour {n} (tank) SEE: tank ::
armoured train {n} (railway train protected with armour) :: pansertog
armpit {n} (cavity beneath the junction of the arm and shoulder) :: armhule {c}
arm up {v} (arm) SEE: arm ::
arm-wrestle {v} (arm wrestling) SEE: arm wrestling ::
arm wrestling {n} (a sport) :: armlægning {c}
army {n} (military force concerned mainly with ground operations) :: hær {c}, arme {c}, landstyrke {c} [specifically land]
army {n} (government agency in charge of a state's army) :: hær {c}, forsvar {n}
army {n} (large group of people working towards the same purpose) :: hær {c}
Arnamagnæan {adj} (of or pertaining to Árni Magnússon or his work or dedicacted to him) :: arnamagnæansk
Arne {prop} (male given name) :: Arne
arnica {n} (plants of genus Arnica) :: guldblomme {n}
Arnold {prop} (male given name) :: Arnold
arolla {n} (stone pine) SEE: stone pine ::
a rolling stone gathers no moss {proverb} (proverb) :: der gror ikke mos på rullesten
aroma {n} (a pleasant smell) :: aroma, duft
arquebus {n} (firearm) SEE: harquebus ::
arraign {v} (charge someone in a court of law) :: sigte
arrange {v} (to set up, organise) :: arrangere
arranged marriage {n} (marriage planned by someone else) :: arrangeret ægteskab {n}
arrest {n} (act of arresting a criminal, suspect etc) :: anholdelse {c}
arrest {v} (to stop (a process etc.)) :: standse, stoppe, bremse
arrest {v} (to take into legal custody) :: anholde, arrestere, pågribe
arrival {n} (act of arriving or something that has arrived) :: ankomst {c}
arrive {v} (to reach) :: ankomme
arrogance {n} (act or habit of arrogating, or making undue claims in an overbearing manner) :: arrogance {c}
arrogant {adj} (having excessive pride) :: arrogant, højrøvet
arrow {n} (projectile) :: pil {c}
arrow {n} (symbol) :: pil {c}
arse {n} (arse) SEE: ass ::
arsenal {n} (stock of weapons) :: våbenlager {n}, våbenarsenal {n}
arsenic {n} (chemical element) :: arsen {n}
art {n} (human effort) :: kunst
art {n} (conscious production or arrangement) :: kunst {c}
art {n} (artwork) :: kunstværk {n}
artery {n} (blood vessel from the heart) :: pulsåre {c}, arterie {c}
artery {n} (major transit corridor) :: åre {c}
art gallery {n} (space where works of art are placed on display) :: kunstgalleri {n}
art historian {n} (an expert in art history) :: kunsthistoriker {c}
arthropod {n} (animal of Arthropoda) :: leddyr {n}
Arthur {prop} (male given name) :: Arthur
artichoke {n} (vegetable) :: artiskok
article {n} (story, report, or opinion piece) :: artikel {c}
article {n} :: artikel {c}, vare {c}
article {n} (part of speech that specifies a noun) :: kendeord {n}, artikel {c}
article {n} (section of a legal document) :: artikel {c}, punkt {n}, paragraf {c}
article {n} (object) SEE: object ::
articulated bus {n} (articulated bus) :: ledbus {c}
artificial {adj} (man-made) :: kunstig, artificiel
artificial intelligence {n} (intelligence exhibited by an artificial entity) :: kunstig intelligens {c}
artist {n} (person who creates art) :: kunstner
artistic {adv} (having creative skill) :: kunstnerisk
artistic {adv} (relating to art or artists) :: kunstnerisk
artistic {adv} (aesthetically pleasing) :: kunstnerisk
artistical {adj} (artistic) SEE: artistic ::
artmaker {n} (artist) SEE: artist ::
Artsakh Republic {prop} (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic) SEE: Nagorno-Karabakh Republic ::
Aruba {prop} (territory in the Caribbean) :: Aruba
arugula {n} (herb) :: rucola {c}, sennepskål {c}
Aruküla {prop} (small borough in Estonia) :: Aruküla
Aryan {n} (in Nazism: a member of an alleged master race comprised of non-Jewish Caucasians) :: arier {c}
Aryan {n} (used primarily by neo-Nazis: a white) :: arier {c}
Aryan {n} (rare: an Indo-Iranian) :: arier {c}
Aryan {n} (rare: a Proto-Indo-European) :: arier {c}
Aryan {n} (obsolete: in 19th century ethnography, a subdivision of the Caucasian race) :: arier {c}
Aryan {adj} (pertaining to the (alleged) Aryan master race) :: arisk
Aryan {adj} (used primarily by neo-Nazis: pertaining to the Caucasian race) :: arisk
Aryan {adj} (of or pertaining to Indo-European or Aryan peoples, culture, and languages) :: arisk
as {adv} (to such an extent or degree) :: , lige så
as {conj} (in the same way that) :: som
as {conj} (at the same instant that) :: da
as {conj} (at the same time that) :: mens, imens
as {conj} (varying through time to the same proportion that) :: som
as {conj} (considering that, because) :: siden, eftersom, idet
as {conj} :: som
as {prep} (Introducing a basis of comparison) :: som
as {conj} (relative conjunction) SEE: that ::
as {conj} (expressing concession) SEE: though ::
as {conj} (than) SEE: than ::
as {conj} (as if) SEE: as if ::
as {adv} (for example) SEE: for example ::
as a matter of fact {prep} (actually) :: faktisk
as a result {conj} (consequently) :: som følge af dette
as a rule {adv} (in general; most often) :: som regel
asbestos {n} (any of several fibrous mineral forms of magnesium silicate) :: asbest
ascend {v} (to fly, to soar) :: stige
Ascension {prop} (holiday celebrating Ascension of Jesus) SEE: Ascension Day ::
Ascension {prop} (Jesus' rise to heaven) :: himmelfart {c}, Kristi himmelfart
Ascension Day {prop} (the fortieth day of Easter) :: Kristi himmelfartsdag {c}
Asclepius {prop} (Greek god of medicine and healing) :: Æskulap
ascorbic acid {n} (the white crystalline organic compound, C6H8O6) :: askorbinsyre {c}
asexuality {n} (state of not experiencing sexual attraction) :: aseksualitet
as far as one knows {adv} (to the best of my knowledge) :: så vidt jeg ved
Asgard {prop} (the abode of gods in Norse mythology) :: Asgård
ash {n} (solid remains of a fire) :: aske {c}
ash {n} (tree) SEE: ash tree ::
as hell {adv} (very) :: pisse-
Asher {prop} (eighth son of Jacob) :: Asher
Ashgabat {prop} (the capital of Turkmenistan) :: Asjkahabad, Asjkhabad
Ashoka {prop} (ancient Indian emperor) :: Ashoka {c}
ashtray {n} (receptacle for ashes) :: askebæger {n}
ash tree {n} (Fraxinus tree) :: ask {c}
Ash Wednesday {n} (a Christian day of penitence) :: askeonsdag {c}
Asia {prop} (the continent of Asia) :: Asien
Asia Minor {prop} (peninsula between the Mediterranean Sea, the Aegean Sea and the Black Sea;) :: Lilleasien
Asian {n} (person from Asia) :: asiat
Asian {adj} (of, relating to or from Asia) :: asiatisk
as if {conj} (as though) :: som om
as if {conj} (in mimicry of) :: som om
as if {interj} (interjection) :: som om
ask {v} (request an answer) :: spørge
ask {v} (make a request) :: bede
Asmara {prop} (capital of Eritrea) :: Asmara
Asoka {prop} (Ashoka) SEE: Ashoka ::
asp {n} (aspen) SEE: aspen ::
asparagus {n} (asparagus plant) :: asparges {c}
asparagus {n} (asparagus shoots (food)) :: asparges {c}
aspartame {n} (the artificial sweetener) :: aspartam {c}
aspartic acid {n} (a nonessential amino acid) :: asparaginsyre
aspen {n} (tree of genus Populus sect. Populus) :: asp {c}, aspetræ {n}, esp {c}, espetræ {n}
Asperger's syndrome {n} (autism related developmental disorder) :: Aspergers syndrom
asphyxia {n} (condition with extreme decrease of oxygen and increase of carbon dioxide) :: asfyksi {c}
ass {n} (animal, see also: donkey) :: æsel {n}
ass {n} (buttocks) :: røv {c}
Assamese {prop} (language) :: assamesisk
assassin {n} (member of the historical Ismaili Muslim militant group) :: assassiner {p}
assassin {n} (one who, motivated by political reasons, intentionally kills a particular person) :: snigmorder {c}, attentatmand {c}
assassin {n} (any ruthless killer) :: morder {c}, drabsmand {c}
assassinate {n} (assassination) SEE: assassination ::
assassinate {n} (assassin) SEE: assassin ::
assassination {n} (murder for political reasons or personal gain) :: attentat {n}
assault rifle {n} (a rifle) :: stormgevær
assessment {n} (appraisal) :: vurdering
asset {n} (something or someone of any value) :: aktiv
assfuck {v} (to engage in anal intercourse) :: røvpule
asshole {n} (anus) :: røvhul {n}
asshole {n} (mean or rude person) :: røvhul {n}
assistance {n} (aid; help; the act or result of assisting) :: hjælp {c}
assistant referee {n} (official at a football match) :: linjedommer
assisted suicide {n} (suicide with the help of another person) :: dødshjælp {c}
ass-licker {n} (one who succumbs to authority) :: røvslikker {c}
association football {n} (soccer) :: fodbold
associative {adj} (algebraic property of an operator) :: associativ
associativity {n} (condition of being associative) :: associativitet {c}
as soon as {conj} (immediately after) :: så snart som
as soon as possible {adv} (as soon as is possible) :: så hurtigt som muligt
as such {adv} (per se) SEE: per se ::
assume {v} (to suppose to be true) :: antage, formode
assumption {n} (supposition) :: antagelse
assumption {n} (thing supposed) :: antagelse, formodning
assumption {n} (taking of a person up into heaven) :: optagelse i himlen
assumption {n} (festival in honor of the ascent of the Virgin Mary into heaven) :: himmelfart
Assyria {prop} (Semitic Akkadian kingdom) :: Assyrien
Astana {prop} (the capital of Kazakhstan) :: Astana
astatine {n} (the chemical element) :: astat
asterisk {n} (symbol used to highlight words or sentences) :: asterisk, stjerne
asteroid {n} (astronomy) :: småplanet, asteroide, planetoide
as the crow flies {adv} (in a straight line) :: i fugleflugt
asthma {n} (chronic respiratory disease) :: astma
asthma attack {n} (event) :: astmaanfald {n}
asthmatic {adj} (having the characteristics of asthma) :: astmatisk
asthmatic {n} (person who suffers from asthma) :: astmatiker {c}
astonish {v} (to surprise, astound, flabbergast) :: forbavse
astonishment {n} (amazement, great surprise) :: forbavselse
astound {v} (to astonish, bewilder or dazzle) :: forbløffe
astounded {adj} (surprised, amazed, astonished or bewildered) :: forbløffet, lamslået
Astrakhan {prop} (city and region in Russia) :: Astrakan, Astrakhan
astride {adv} (with one’s legs on either side) :: overskrævs
astrologer {n} (one who studies astrology) :: astrolog {c}
astrological sign {n} (sign that is used as the basis of astrology) :: stjernetegn {n}
astrologist {n} (astrologer) SEE: astrologer ::
astrology {n} (star divination) :: astrologi {c}
astronaut {n} (member of the crew of a spaceship or other spacecraft, or someone trained for that purpose) :: astronaut
astronomer {n} (one who studies astronomy) :: astronom {c}
astronomic {adj} (pertaining to astronomy) SEE: astronomical ::
astronomic {adj} (incredibly large) SEE: astronomical ::
astronomical {adj} (of or relating to astronomy) :: astronomisk
astronomical {adj} (very large) :: astronomisk
astronomical unit {n} (measure of distance) :: astronomisk enhed {c}
astrophysics {n} (interdisciplinary branch of astronomy and physics) :: astrofysik
Asturias {prop} (autonomous community of Spain) :: Asturien
astute {adj} (Quick at seeing how to gain advantage) :: dreven, kvik, skarpsindig
Asunción {prop} (capital of Paraguay) :: Asunción, Asunción
as well {adv} (in addition, also) :: også
as well {adv} (to the same effect) :: lige så godt
as well as {conj} (and in addition) :: samt
asylum {n} (place of safety) :: asyl {n}
asylum seeker {n} (one who seeks asylum) :: asylansøger {c}
asymmetrical {adj} (not symmetrical) :: asymmetrisk
as you know {adv} (as you know) :: som bekendt
as you sow, so shall you reap {proverb} (consequences of actions are in proportion to intentions) :: man ligger som man reder
at {prep} (in or very near a particular place) ::
at {prep} (indicating time) ::
at {prep} (in the direction of) :: til
at {n} (at sign) SEE: at sign ::
at all costs {prep} (sparing no effort) :: for enhver pris
at a time {prep} (in a continuous period) :: ad gangen
at a time {prep} (simultaneously) :: ad gangen
atavistic {adj} (biology: of the recurrence of a trait after an absence of generations) :: atavistisk
atavistic {adj} (of a throwback) :: atavistisk
at ease {prep} ((military) in a relaxed position) :: rør
Athena {prop} (Greek goddess) :: Athene {f}, Pallas Athene, Pallas
Athenian {n} (an inhabitant, resident, or citizen of Athens, Greece) :: athener {c}, athenienser {c}
Athenian {adj} (of or pertaining to Athens, Greece) :: athensk
Athens {prop} (capital city of Greece) :: Athen
atheophobia {n} (fear or hatred of atheists) :: ateofobi {c}
athlete {n} (participant in one of several sporting activities) :: atlet {c}
athlete {n} (person who actively participates in physical sports) :: sportsudøver {c}
athlete's foot {n} (fungal infection) :: fodsvamp {c}
at home {prep} (In one's place of residence) :: hjemme
at home {prep} (Comfortable) :: hjemme
at home {prep} (With parents) :: hjemme
Atlanta {prop} (capital and largest city of the State of Georgia) :: Atlanta
Atlantic herring {n} (Clupea harengus) :: sild {c}, atlantisk sild {c}
Atlantic Ocean {prop} (the ocean lying between the Americas to the west and Europe and Africa to the east) :: Atlanterhavet, Atlanten
Atlantic pomfret {n} (Brama brama) :: almindelig havbrasen
Atlantic tomcod {n} (Microgadus tomcod) :: atlantisk tomtorsk, atlantisk tomcod
Atlantis {prop} (mythical country said to have sunk into the ocean) :: Atlantis
atlas {n} (bound collection of maps) :: atlas {n}
Atlas {prop} (Greek mythology) :: Atlas
Atlas {prop} (a moon of Saturn) :: Atlas
Atlas {prop} (a crater of the moon) :: Atlas
at least {prep} (at a lower limit) :: mindst
at least {prep} (anyway) :: i det mindste
atmosphere {n} (gases surrounding the Earth) :: atmosfære {c}
atmosphere {n} (mood or feeling) :: atmosfære {c}
atmosphere {n} (a unit of measurement for pressure) :: atmosfære {c}
at most {prep} (at the most; at a maximum or upper limit) :: højst
at no time {prep} (never) SEE: never ::
atoll {n} (island) :: atol {c}
atom {n} (chemistry, physics: smallest possible amount of matter retaining its chemical properties) :: atom {n}
atom {n} (historical: theoretical particle of matter) :: atom {n}
atom {n} (smallest indivisible constituent) :: atom {n}
atom {n} (mathematics: member of a Boolean algebra) :: atom {n}
atomic bomb {n} (nuclear weapon) :: atombombe {c}
atomic nucleus {n} (nucleus of an atom) :: atomkerne
atonal {adj} (lacking a tonal center or key (music)) :: atonal
atrium {n} (central room in Roman homes) :: gårdhave, atrium
atrium {n} (square hall lit from above) :: atrium
atrocious {adj} (frightful, evil, cruel, monstrous) :: grusom
atrocious {adj} (offensive, heinous) :: oprørende
atrocious {adj} (very bad) :: rædselsfuld
atrocity {n} (extremely cruel act) :: grusomhed {c}
atrophy {n} (reduced functionality) :: atrofi {c}
at sea {prep} (at the ocean or sea) :: til søs
at sign {n} (name of the symbol @) :: snabel-a
at-sign {n} (at sign) SEE: at sign ::
at sixes and sevens {prep} (in a state of confusion) :: i vildrede
at symbol {n} (at sign) SEE: at sign ::
attaché {n} (diplomatic officer) :: attaché {c}
attack {n} (offense of a battle) :: angreb
attack {n} (medicine: sudden onset of a disease) :: anfald {n}
attack {v} (to apply violent force) :: angribe, overfalde
attack {v} (to aggressively challenge with words) :: angribe
attacker {n} (someone who attacks) :: angriber
attacker {n} ((soccer)) :: angriber
attempt {v} (to try) :: forsøge, prøve
attempt {n} (the action of trying at something) :: forsøg {n}
attention {n} (mental focus) :: opmærksomhed {c}, bevågenhed {c}
attention {n} (romantic interest) :: opmærksomhed {c}
attention {interj} (military command) :: giv agt
attention deficit hyperactivity disorder {n} (developmental disorder) :: ADHD {c}
attentive {adj} (paying attention) :: opmærksom
attestation {n} (linguistics: appearance in records) :: belæg {n}
at the end of the day {prep} (in summary; ultimately) :: til syvende og sidst, når alt kommer til alt
at the same time {prep} (simultaneously) :: samtidigt
at the time {prep} (at the time referred to in the past) :: dengang
at the top of one's lungs {prep} (very loudly) :: af sine lungers fulde kraft
at the top of one's voice {prep} (very loudly) :: af sine lungers fulde kraft
attic {n} (space, often unfinished and with sloped walls, directly below the roof) :: loftsrum
Attic {prop} (Ancient Greek dialect) :: attisk
Attica {prop} (a periphery) :: Attika
Attila the Hun {prop} (king of the tribes of Huns) :: hunnerkongen Attila
attitude {n} (position of the body or way of carrying oneself) :: holdning {c}, positur {c}
attitude {n} (disposition or state of mind) :: attitude {c}, holdning {c}, indstilling {c}
atto- {prefix} (unit of measure) :: atto-
attractive {adj} (having the quality of attracting by inherent force) :: tiltrækkende
attractive {adj} (pleasing or appealing to the senses) :: tiltalende
attribute {n} (characteristic or quality) :: attribut
attributive {adj} (of, or being an attributive) :: attributiv
at work {prep} (in the process of doing work) :: i arbejde
atypical {adj} (not conforming to the norm) :: atypisk
aubergine {n} (eggplant) SEE: eggplant ::
auburn {n} (reddish-brown) :: kastanjebrun, kastanjerød
auburn {adj} (reddish-brown) :: kastanjebrun, kastanjerød
auction {n} (public sales event) :: auktion {c}
auctioneer {n} (one who conducts an auction) :: auktionarius {c}
audiobook {n} (audiobook) :: lydbog
audio cassette {n} (cassette for recorded sound) :: kassettebånd {n}
audiology {n} (study of hearing and hearing defects) :: audiologi {c}
auditor {n} (one who audits bookkeeping accounts) :: revisor {c}
August {prop} (male given name) SEE: Augustus ::
August {prop} (eighth month of the Gregorian calendar) :: august
August {prop} (female given name) SEE: Augusta ::
Augusta {prop} (female given name) :: Augusta
Augustus {prop} (Roman emperor) :: Augustus
Augustus {prop} (male given name) :: August
aunt {n} (a parent’s sister or sister-in-law) :: tante, faster [father's sister], moster [mother's sister]
aura {n} (An invisible force surrounding a living creature.) :: aura
auricle {n} (smaller of the two types of heart chamber) SEE: atrium ::
aurochs {n} (European bison) SEE: European bison ::
aurora {n} (atmospheric phenomenon) :: polarlys {n}
aurora australis {n} (southern lights) SEE: southern lights ::
aurora borealis {n} (aurora of the northern hemisphere) SEE: northern lights ::
auslaut {n} (Translations) :: udlyd {c}, efterlyd {c}, baglyd {c}
Austin {prop} (capital of Texas) :: Austin
Austin {prop} (surname) :: Austin
Austin {prop} (male given name) :: Austin
Austin {prop} (former make of British motor car) :: Austin
Australasia {prop} (Oceania) SEE: Oceania ::
Australasia {prop} (Australia, NZ, New Guinea and neighbouring islands) :: Australasien {p}
Australia {prop} (Commonwealth of Australia) :: Australien
Australia {prop} (continent of Australia) :: Australien
Australian Capital Territory {prop} (Territory of Australia) :: Australian Capital Territory
Australian English {prop} (English language used in Australia) :: australsk engelsk
Australian rules football {n} (variety of Australian football) :: Australsk fodbold
Austria {prop} (country in Central Europe) :: Østrig {n}
Austria-Hungary {prop} (former country in Central Europe) :: Østrig-Ungarn
Austrian {adj} (related to Austria) :: østrigsk
Austrian {n} (Austrian person) :: østriger {c}
Austro-Hungarian {adj} (of or pertaining to the monarchy composed of Austria and Hungary) :: østrig-ungarsk
Austro-Hungarian {n} (a person from Austria-Hungary) :: østrig-ungarer {c}
autarchy {n} (autocratic government) SEE: autocracy ::
authentic {adj} (of undisputed origin) :: autentisk
authenticate {v} (To prove authentic) :: autentificere
authenticity {n} (the quality of being genuine or not corrupted from the original) :: autenticitet {c}
authenticity {n} (truthfulness of origins) :: ægthed {c}
author {n} (writer) SEE: writer ::
author {n} (originator or creator of a work) :: forfatter {c}
authoritarian {adj} (of, or relating to, absolute obedience to an authority) :: autoritær
authoritarian {adj} (characterised by a tyrannical obedience to an authority; dictatorial) :: autoritær
authoritarian {adj} (tending to impose one's demands upon others as if one were an authority) :: autoritær
authority {n} (power to enforce rules or give orders) :: myndighed
authorization {n} (formal sanction, permission or warrant) :: autorisation {c}
autism {n} (neurological disorder) :: autisme {c}
autistic {adj} (having or pertaining to autism) :: autistisk
auto- {prefix} (regarding oneself) :: auto-, selv-
auto- {prefix} (automatic) :: auto-
autobiography {n} (biography of oneself) :: selvbiografi {c}
autocephalous {adj} (a self-governing church) :: autokefal
autocracy {n} (form of government) :: autokrati {n}
autocrat {n} (ruler with absolute power) :: autokrat {c}
autodidact {n} (a self-taught person) :: autodidakt {c}
autodidactic {adj} (of, relating to, or being an autodidact) :: autodidaktisk, autodidakt
autofocus {n} (automatic focus) :: autofokus {c}
autograph {n} (signature) :: autograf {c}
autoimmune {adj} (of or pertaining to autoimmunity) :: autoimmun
automate {v} (to replace or enhance human labor with machines) :: automatisere
automated teller machine {n} (banking) :: pengeautomat {c}, hæveautomat {c}
automatic {adj} (capable of operating without external control) :: automatisk
automatic {adj} (acting without conscious thought) :: automatisk, tankeløs, mekanisk
automatic {n} (A car with automatic transmission) :: automatgear {n}
automatically {adv} (In an automatic manner) :: automatisk
automatic teller machine {n} (automated teller machine) SEE: automated teller machine ::
automatize {v} (automate) SEE: automate ::
automorphic {adj} (of or pertaining to automorphy or an automorphism) :: automorf
automorphism {n} (isomorphism of a mathematical object or system of objects onto itself) :: automorfi {c}
autonomy {n} (self-government) :: autonomi {n}, selvstyre {n}
autoprotolysis {n} (autoionization of water) :: autoprotolyse {c}
autopsy {n} (a dissection performed on a cadaver) :: autopsi, obduktion
autoteller {n} (automated teller machine) SEE: automated teller machine ::
autumn {n} (season) :: efterår, høst {c}
autumnal equinox {n} (moment) :: efterårsjævndøgn {n}
autumn equinox {n} (autumnal equinox) SEE: autumnal equinox ::
Auvergne {prop} (region of France) :: Auvergne
auxiliary {n} (auxiliary verb) SEE: auxiliary verb ::
auxiliary language {n} (international auxiliary language) SEE: international auxiliary language ::
auxiliary language {n} (auxiliary language) :: hjælpesprog {n}
auxiliary verb {n} (a helping verb) :: hjælpeudsagnsord {n}, hjælpeverbum {n}
available {adj} (capable of being used) :: tilgængelig
available {adj} (readily obtainable) :: tilgængelig
avalanche {n} (large sliding mass of snow and ice) :: lavine {c}, sneskred {n}
avant-garde {n} (group of people promoting new concepts) :: avantgarde
avantgardistic {adj} (innovative, pioneering) SEE: avant-garde ::
avenue {n} (broad street) :: allé {c}, avenue {c}
average {n} (arithmetic mean) :: gennemsnit {n}
average {adj} (constituting or relating to the average) :: gennemsnitlig
Avernus {prop} (underworld) SEE: underworld ::
Avestan {prop} (Old Iranian language) :: avestisk {c}
aviary {n} (confinement for keeping birds) :: fuglehus {n}
avocado {n} (fruit) :: avocado {c}, avokado {c}
Avogadro's number {n} (number of atoms present in 0.012 kilograms of isotopically pure carbon-12) :: Avagadros tal {n}, Avogadros konstant {c}
Avraham {prop} (given name) SEE: Abraham ::
await {v} (transitive: to wait for) :: afvente
awake {adj} (conscious) :: vågen
awake {v} (to gain consciousness) :: vågne
awake {v} (to cause someone to stop sleeping) :: vække
awake {v} (to excite something latent) :: vække
away {adv} (from a place; hence) :: væk
awe {n} (feeling of fear and reverence) :: ærefrygt {c}
awe {n} (feeling of amazement) :: ærefrygt {c}
awfully {adv} (very) SEE: very ::
awfully {adv} (badly) SEE: badly ::
awkward {adj} (not easily managed or effected; embarrassing) :: akavet
awl {n} (pointed instrument) :: syl {c}
awm {n} :: ame, ahme
axe {n} (tool) :: økse {c}
axe {n} (weapon) :: økse {c}, stridsøkse {c}
Axel {prop} (male given name) :: Aksel, Axel
axis {n} (geometry: imaginary line) :: akse {c}
axis of symmetry {n} (a line about which a geometric figure is symmetric) :: symmetriakse
aye-aye {n} (nocturnal quadruped) :: aye aye
Ayers Rock {prop} (Uluru) SEE: Uluru ::
Aymara {prop} (language of South America) :: aymara
Ayyavazhi {prop} (religion) :: Ayyavazhi
azalea {n} (plant) :: azalea {c}
Azerbaijan {prop} (country in the Caucasus) :: Aserbajdsjan
Azerbaijani {prop} (language of Azerbaijan) SEE: Azeri ::
Azerbaijani Turkic {prop} (Azeri) SEE: Azeri ::
Azerbaijan SSR {prop} (Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic) :: Aserbajdsjanske SSR, Aserbajdsjanske Socialistiske Sovjetrepublik
Azeri {prop} (Azeri language) :: aserbajdsjansk
Azeri Turkic {prop} (Azeri) SEE: Azeri ::
Azores {prop} (an archipelago and an autonomous region) :: Azorerne {p}, Acorerne {p}
Åland {prop} (Åland) SEE: Aland ::
Ålesund {prop} (Norwegian municipality in Møre og Romsdal) :: Ålesund
Æsir {prop} (the principal Norse gods) :: aser {p}